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TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL REPORT 



CITY OF RUTLAND 
VERMONT 




TWENTY-SECOND 



ANNUAL REPORT 

OF THE 

City of Rutland 



VERMONT 




FOR THE 



YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31 

1914 



THE TUTTI.E COMPANY 
PUBLISHERS 
RUTLAND, VERMONT 



GOVERNMENT 

OF THE 

CITY OF RUTLAND 



Mayor 

HON. HENRY C. BEISLIN 
Office, City Hall. Residence, 164 State Street 



BOARD OF ALDERMEN 

President 
John C. Temple 
Aldermen 

Term expires 



William E. Amblo, 20 East Washington Street 1915 

Asher Burditt, 110 Crescent Street 1915 

Hemy C. Farrar, 179 Grove Street , 1915 

Walter B. Mills, 44 Crescent Street 1915 

John N. Tuttle, 149 South Main Street 1915 

Earle D. Wickham, 16 Royce Street 1915 

Dennis J. Anthony, 44 Wales Street 1916 

Walter A. Clark, 95 Gibson Avenue 1916 

James H. Dunn, 43 South Main Street 1916 

John H. Prenier, 39 West Street 1916 

John C. Temple, 1 East Washington Street 1916 



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CITY OFFICERS 



Office 

City Clerk 

Harry B. Wliittier, 3D West Street, City Hall 

City Treasurer 

Will L. Davis, 35 Church Street, City Hall 

City Constable 

Henry 11. Adams, 45 Roberts Avenue, City Hall 

Judge of City Court 
Frederick G. Swimierton, 45 North Main Street City Hall 

Assistant Judge of City Court 
J. Dyer Spellman, 56 Grove Street, 38y 2 Center Street 

City Attorney 

P. M. Mel don, 14 South Main Street Herald Building 

Commissioner of Public Safety 
Francis Traey, 76 Baxter Street, 12 Evelyn Street 

Commissioner of Public "Works 
Arthur C. Grovcr, 44 Prospect Street, City Hall 

City Engineer 

Arthur C. Grover, 44 Prospect Street, City Hall 

Superintendent of Streets 
Archie G. Perry, 23 Cottage Street, City Hall 

Superintendent of Water Works 



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Overseer of Poor 
Peter Brousseau, 218 Woodstock Avenue, City Farm 

Inspector of Buildings 
Frank Conniff, 55 Evergreen Ave., 55 Evergreen Ave. 

City Weigher 

Harry B. Whittier, 30 West Street, City Hall 

Sealer of Weights and Measures 
Thomas J. Moher, 157 Granger Street, City Hall 

Surveyor of Wood and Inspector of Lumber and Shingles 
Fred G. Smith, 53 Chestnut Ave., Chaffee Lumber Co. West St. 

Grand Juror 

Charles B. Costello, 10 Mansfield Place, City Hail 

Purchasing Agent 
Harry B. Whittier, 30 West Street, City Hall 

City Messenger 

Albert Scovillc, 155 State Street, City Hall 

Pound Keepers 

And ins B. Eugrem, 148 North Main Street 

Caleb P. Buffum, 150 South Main Street 

Board of Health 
Dr. Frederick H. Gebhardt, Health Officer 

43 Washington Street 



Dr. Charles A. Gale, Dr. Nicholas J. Delehanty, 

Frank D. White 



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Cemetery Commissioners 



Charles A. Parkhurst, 
Robert A. Adams, 



Fred A. Field, 
David W. Temple, 
John B, Dyer, 

Charles Turner 



Assessors 

Auditors 
George C. Cobb 



Term expires 1915 
Term expires 1916 



Term expires 1915 
Term expires 1916 
Term expires 1917 

Jake Heymau 



Commissioners of Sinking Fund 

Newman K. Chaffee, Term expires 1915 

Henry F. Field, Term expires 1916 

John N. Woodfin, Term expires 1917 



Board of Highway Commissioners 
Arthur C. Q rover 
Archie G, Perry 
John C. Temple 

Board of License Commissioners 
James A. Lillis 
Edgar H. Wood 
Winthrop L. Davis 

Fence Viewers 

4 Eininett Avenue 
153 South Main Street 
31 North Street 



Thomas Moroney, 
James H. Lincoln 
RoTlin AT. Kenyon, 



Valorus M. Babbitt, 
Elmer J. Hier, 
Vito Manfreda, 



Drain Layers 



158 State Street 
119 Library 
107 Franklin Street 



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POLICE DEPARTMENT 



Chief of Police 
Jesse Toung, 12 Hopkins Street 

Begnlar Police Officers 
Jesse Young Patrick H. Conlin 

Thomas C. Elworth Timothy Dwyer 

Silas C. Warren Martin Kennedy 

Special Police Officers 



Nicholas C. Baker 
George W. Brannock 
John W. Brislin 
Patrick Bushel 
John J. Butler 
Eugene F. Butterfly 
Jeremiah Canty 
Thomas C. Canty 
John H. Childs 
Byron F. Everest 
Nelson J, Fortier 
Patrick J. Foster 
Sain Geno 
Herbert A. Gillam 
G. E. Gould 
Timothy Halpin 
Michael F, Keefe 
Edward M. Knox 
George Keiley 
Win. D. Keiley 
Luther C. Kinney 
Louis N. Lafrance 
John E. Lanan 
Israel F. Lassor 



Eugene M. Manga n 
John F. Moloney 
Jeremiah McDonongh 
A. Newman 
Thomas F. O'Neil 
Orrin R. Packard 
Charles Papaueau 
Antonio Petrel lo 
Carmine Pitaniello 
Albert S. Phillips 
Albert M. Prentiss 
Robert Pritchard 
John J. Quirk 
Pascal Rieci 
Michael. Rice 
Lewis H. Rogers 
John B. Romano 
Charles Sargent 
Albert Scoville 
Perley L. Spafford 
Costantino Vitagliano 
Edward S. Whittaker 
Horace E. Yarrington 
C. Freeman York 
Thomas Leahy 



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FIRE DEPARTMENT 



Chief Engineer and Fire Marshal 

James C. Dunn, Office, Central Fire Station 

15 Cottage Street 



First Assistant, 
Second Assistant. 
Steamer Engineer, 



Permanent Firemen 



Orrin R. Packard 
John P. Reedy 
Kielnird M. Raleigh 



Adolnhtts A. Courcelle Po.v II. Leonard 

John W. Cline Cornelius Sammon 

Alfred H. Koltonski John H. Sheridan 

"Walter F. Wands 



Call Firemen 



Raymond I). Beals 
William M. Blanehard 
James T. Cocklin 
James II. Eitapence 
Andrick C. Gravelle 
Harley B. Hassam 
Harry S. Lamb 
Edgar C. Mabury 
N(dson A. Malm gr en 



Harry A. Mattisou 
Geo. P. McGuirk 
John J. O'Brien 
Clias. W. Pennington 
Leon F. Pollard 
George T. Shelvey 
Bert H. Stiekney 
Julius I. Whitney 
Edward C. Young 



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BOARD OF SCHOOL COMMISSIONERS 

President 
HARVEY R, KINGSLEY 



Commissioners 

Term expires 

Thomas A. Cootey, 40 Washington Street 1915 

Edward C. Johnson, 17 Madison Street . , 1915 

Henry S. Parker, 66 South Main Street 19 15 

Marvelle C. Webber, 26 South Main Street 1915 

Laura B. Cramton, 111 Park Avenue 1916 

Harvey R. Kingsley, 73 Pine Street 1916 

George F. Leonard, 248 West Street 1916 

Florence. A. McCarthy, 33 Lincoln Avenue 1916 

Dennis J. Canty, 10 Engrem Avenue 1917 

Charles H. Landon, 43 Grove Street 1917 

John F. Moloney, off Forest Street 1917 

Superintendent of Schools 
David B. Locke, 50 Church Street 

Truant Officers 

John W. Brisliu, 104 South Street 
John J. Hickey, 143 Strongs Avenue 



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WARD OFFICERS 



Ward Ward Clerk 

1 Thomas J. Creed 

2 William T. Simouds 

3 John N. Paige 

4 Riford JR. Tuttle 

5 William P. Jones 

6 James M. Fay 

7 Peter F. McMamis 

8 John I). Lyston 

9 Alexander C. Mason 
30 Louis W. Cole 

11 Walter J. German 



Inspectors of Election 
Frederick S. Chaffee, 1st 
Maxime Jasmin, 2nd 
David W. Temple, 3rd 
Adrian T. Woodward, 1st 
Charles W, MeGuirk, 2nd 
James W. Driscoll, 3rd 
Matthew Hnssey, 1st 
Edward S. Whittaker, 2nd 
Thomas Horan, 3rd 
Asa R. Mairs, 1st 

2nd 

Charles R. Tossing, 3rd 
Rollin L. Richmond, 1st 
Charles S. Hoag, 2nd 
Alvarado C. Gibson, 3rd 
Raymond D. Beals, 1st 
Leon S. Robillard, 2nd 
Charles W. Pennington, 3rd 
Henry J, Hostler, 1st 
John F, Moloney, 2nd 
Charles R. Brown, 3rd 
William H. Burke, 1st 
George H. Martin, 2nd 
David M. Crafts, 3rd 
Thomas C. Robbins, 1st 
Jay W. Smith, 2nd 
M. Scott Gooding, 3rd 
Arthur J. Courcelle, 1st 
John D, Reynolds, 2nd 
Charles Mangan, 3rd 
John B. German, 1st 
Fred W. Hayward, 2nd 
Caleb P. Buffum, 3rd 



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MAYORS OF THE CITY OF RUTLAND 



John A. Mead 1S93 

Levi G. Kingsley 1894 

John A. Sheldon 1895 Died July 25, 1910 

Thomas H. Browne 1896 

Pereival W. Clement '. . .1897-98, 1911-13 Resigned June 9, 1912 

William Y. W. Bipley 1S99 Died Dee. 16, 1905 

John D. Spellman 1900 

J. Burton Hollister 1901 Died Dee. 5, 1907 

David TV. Temple 1903-1903 

Jack S. Carder 1904 

J. Forrest Manning 1905 

Charles E. Paige 1906 

Eoiliu L. Richmond 1907 

Henry O. Carpenter ' 1908-191 f) 

*Charles L. Howe 1912 

Henry C. Brisliri 1913 — 



^Succeeded Pereival W. Clement. June 9, 1913. 

PRESIDENTS OF BOARD OF ALDERMEN 

Thomas C. Robbing 1S93 

L. G. Baglej- 1894 

Henry A. Sawyer 1S95-1S96 

Nathaniel S. Stearns 1897 

Albert L. Pratt 189S 

Alva H. Pierce 1899 

Clarence H. Mitrdiclc 1900 

Arthur Lyman 1901,1903 

Carl B. Hinsman 1903 

Frank E. Blanchard 1904 

Charlea E. Paige 1905 

Winthrop L. Da.vis 1906 

John J. Lalor 1907 

Henry C. Brislia 1908 

George E. Lassor 1909-1910 

Charles L. Howe 1911-1913 

*George T. Chaffee 1912 

John C. Temple 1913 — 



*Sneceeded Charles L. Howe, July 1st, 1913. 



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ALDERMEN 

Emmett B. Aldrieh 1893-1890 Died Feb. 10, 1901 

William E. AmulcT 1913— 

"Dennis J. Anthony 1907-1908, 1910— 

Leon 6. Bagley 1S93-1894 

Henry Barrett 1907-1908 

John J. Barrett 1S9G-1S99 Died Oct. 4, 1911 

Albert W. Billado 1909-1913 

Prank B. Blanchard 1901-1906 

Montraville A. Bourne 1894-1895 Died Aug. 24, 1901 

Samuel T. Braley 1S93-1894 

Henry C. Rrislin 1900-1908,1910-1913 

John W. Brislin 1893-1897 

Samuel A. Brock 1906-1907 

Austin Brothers 1900-1901 

Albert Brousseau - ■ 1893 

Thomas II. Brown e 1893-1896, 1897-1898 

George A. Bueklin 1907-1908 

Caleb P. Buffum 1909-1910 

Asher Burditt 1913— 

William P. Burditt 1895-1890 

Ira M. Canfield 1907-1908 

George T. Chaffee 1911-1913 

Walter A. Clark 1914— 

James E. Creed 1899-1906 

Wdnthrop L, Davis .. 1902-1907 

James Dougherty 1894-1899 Died Nov. 11, 1903 

Hugh Duffy 1899-1908 

James H. Dunn 1910 — 

John B. Dyer 1897-1898 

{Henry C. Farrar 1906-1908, 1913— 

Henry J. Plynn 1898-1899 

John H. Frenier 1910— 

Alfred P. Fuller 1895-1896 Died Feb. 17, 1904 

Frank W. Gary 1901-1904 

Michael Gilrain 1900-1905 

Carl B. Hinsman 1901-1902 

Justin B. Hoadley 1893-1894 

tCharles L. Howe 1909-1912 

Maxime Jasmin 1897-1898 

Guy O. Kelton 1905-1900 Died Oct. 37, 1910 

John J. Lalor 1904-1909 



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George E. Lassor 1907-1913 

Frederick % Lehr 1907-1908 

Arthur Lyman 1900-1903 

Frank S. Mangan 19OO-1905 Died Nov 24 1913 

Edward Manning 1904-1905 

Walter B. Mills 1913— 

Levi p. Miner 1909-1913 

Peter J. Mullee 1908-1909 

Clarence H. Mimlick 1899-1900 

John MeGuirk 1S93-1897 

Lucian II. Mclntire 1900-1901 

Hiram f Noyes 1894-1899,1902-1903 Died May 30, 1913 

Charles E. Paige 1903-1906 

John J. Parris 1897-1898 ftfatf Jan. 22, 1904 

Alva H. Pierce 1897-1900 

Edward Pomeroy 1901-1904 

Thomas A. tjuigley 1906-1907 

Thomas C. Robbing 1893,1909-1910 

Edward V. Ross 1893-1894 

ifleorge E. Boyoe 1890-1897 Died Mar. 5, 1903 

Henry A. Sawyer 1S95-1896 Died Oct 6 1899 

John A. Sheldon 1893 1S94 n t i -' 

-kt . , „ 1893-1894 Died July 25. 1910 

VToh'r T 1893, 1896-1899 Died Oct. 10, 1900 

llJohn C. Temple 1901,1910— 

George C. Thrall 1895-1896 

Thomas E. Toohey 1899-1900 

John N. Titttle 1913— 

William H. Walsh 1908-19O9 Died Mar 7 1913 

Pdward S. Watkins 1905-1906 

Earle D. Wickham 1913— 

Frank M. Wilson .'l911-1913 

^Appointed December 30th, 1907, in place of Winthrop L. Davis, resigned 
Appointed March 8th, 1900, in place of Charles E. Paige, re Igned 
fleeted March 30th, 1896, in place of Thomas H. Brown , rested 
Wppornted October 31st, in p l ace of Austijl Broth 
tSucceeded Hon. Perdval W. Clement, as mavor, June 9th 1912 



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PRESIDENTS OF THE BOARD OF 
SCHOOL COMMISSIONERS 

George J. Wardwell 1893-1894 

Egbert C. Tuttle 1895-1904 

George H. Baker 1903 

Henry H. Eos, «g 1909 

James P. LMfc 190 ' 

Harvev E, Kingsley • 

Arthur Lyman 

Edward C. Johnson t»&4m 

Marvelle C. Webber lf)U 



SCHOOL COMMISSIONERS 

SCHOOL YEAR BEGINS JULY 1 

Fred C. Atherton 1897-1902 

George H. BaKcr » i9o4 

Uoel C. Baker "™ 

£2 rt SUf" " He.ig.ed Mar. S, 1906 

s Hcnry C. unslm 

Dennis J. Canty 1314 

tGeorge T. Chaffee ..1893-1901 

Walter A. Clark «9 5 

X Thomas A. Cootey 1912 

Laura B. Cramton 

Nicholas J, Delehanty 2232 

f uo SJET "::::::::::::SSS 

Henry O. JUMP 

Pred A Field 1SJj 

Patrick J. Poster ™908 

Charles A. Gale I s0 ™ 

Charles E. Grange, »96 

Henry A. H ™ ^ /////AaollO, X910-12 EesignedOet.il, Uj 

^Charles H- Haiuson 18 g 3 -1905 Lied June 31, ttM 

John Hulihan ^55* . 

Edward C. Johnson 1903 

Harvey E. Kingsley 1904— 



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Charles Krans 1901-1905 Died Feb. 14, 1909 

James P. Lamb .1905, 1910 Died Jan. 6, 1914 

t Charles H. Lanllon 1911 — 

Walter C. Landon 1893-1398 Died Apr. 10, 1910 

William H. Lawrence 1S96-1S98 

George P. Leonard 1913 — 

Arthur Lyman 1909-1913 

Charles B. Mann 1893-1894 Died April 24, 1D08 

©John P. Moloney ..1914— 

Charles W. Mussey 1893-1895 

Charles T. McKean 1907-1910 

Florence A. McCarthy 1910— 

Henry S. Parker 1912— 

James Pur sell 1898-1904 

O Henry H. Eoss 1901-1910 

Willis M, Ross ...1910-1913 

James P. Sawyer. 1914 Died April 20, 1914 

Egbert C. Tuttle 1893-1906 

Frank J. Wade ..1907-1913 

Michael R. Walsh 1893-1903 Died Aug. 2, 1905 

Charles W. Ward 1905-1911 Died Nov. 18, 1911 

George J. Ward well 1893-1894 Died Dee. 18, 1895 

Marvelle C. Webber . 1912 — 

Franklin D. White 1895-1900 

James D. Winslow 1901-1904 Died Sept. 5, 1904 



"(Appointed April 2, 1899, in place of Henry A. Harinan, resigned. 
* Appointed Angust 7, 1905, in place of Michael E. Walsh, deceased, 
t Appointed November 25, 1893, in place of Pred A. Field, removed from 
the ward. 

[[Appointed October 3, 1904, in place of James D. Winslow, deceased, 
f Appointed March S, 1906, in plaee of Charles Krans, resigned. 
$ Appointed September 5, 1910, in place of Henry H. Ross, resigned. 
() Appointed September 3, 1901, in place of George T. Chaffee, resigned. 

Resigned, September 5, 1910. 
t Appointed April 3, 1911, in place of Charles W, Ward, resigned. 

Elected, March 7, 1911. 

X Appointed October 31, 1913, in place of Charles H. Harrison, resigned. 
©Appointed May 4, 1914, in place of James P. Sawyer, deceased. 



Report of the Mayor 



To the Citizens and Taxpayers of the City of Rutland, Vt.: 
I have the honor to submit my report for the year 1914. 

FINANCIAL 

"We have closed the financial year with a temporary loan 
warrant of $15,000.00 outstanding, as against $10,000.00 out- 
standing a year ago. The cash on hand in the general fund 
exceeds that of a year ago by $2,400.00; we have unpaid hills 
to the amount of $800.00 in excess of last year, so that the tem- 
porary indebtedness is only $3,400,00 greater than at the be- 
ginning of the present year. 

This overdraft is directly chargeable to the sewer account. 
The average amount spent yearly by this department for the 
past five years has been $2,710.00, while this year we expended 
$9,579.00 ; thus showing that if we had spent only the average 
amount in this department the temporary indebtedness would 
have been about $6,600.00, as against $10,000.00 last year, hut 
extraordinary conditions demanded that the work be done. 

We have also paid a $1,000.00 school bond from the general 
fund. The remaining $2,000.00 school bonds voted for the 
Lincoln Boulevard Building were sold at par to the Sinking 
Fund Commissioners this year, and credited to the School 
Building Fund. 

Our net bonded debt on December 31st was $394,513.58 and 
on December 31st, 1913, it was $373,759.20, showing a decrease 
of $20,754.38. The appropriation from the general fund and 
the water account, plus the net amount earned by the sinking 
fund and the $1,000.00 school bond paid by the city increased 
this fund by $22,754.38. This amount less the $2,000.00 of 



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school bonds sold accounts for the decrease of $20,754,38. The 
report of the City Treasurer shows in detail the financial 
transactions during the year. 



DEPARTMENT OF PCRLLC WORKS 

Considerable work has been done on the streets of the City 
during the year and it is a source of gratification to me, and I 
am confident a pleasure and heartfelt relief to you to sec our 
street department organizing into a mechanical-like beiug with 
the ultimate object in view of providing the City with streets 
and highways of a substantial and permanent character. This 
designation of the department is not extreme, but actual. There 
are 49 miles of street in the City of Rutland. Ft is impracti- 
cable with our allotted money to cure all the defects in even the 
major part of this vast stretch of territory in a number of years, 
but this department has done a great amount of work the past 
rear as disclosed by the report of Commissioner of Public "Works, 
to which I respectfully refer you, and what comes or goes I 
trust that the progressivencss of this organization may not be 
interfered with . 

The department has at present under observation a new 
roadway in Glens Falls with a view to ascertaining what is the 
best material for constructing permanent highways, and if the 
material used in the contructiou of this road should prove to 
be a desirable substance for use in the building of our roads 
from a business and economic standpoint, then I recommend its 
purchase and adaptation for those purposes. 



LIGHTS 

In the Spring oi 1914, as a demonstration and experiment, 
incandescent lights were installed on Church, Williams and 
Cottage Streets and Kendall Avenue, replacing the 6.6 amp, re 



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] 2 :30 and all niglit are lamps, ami in August a contract was 
signed with the Rutland Railway, Light and Power Company 
to furnish the City are lights to burn from one-half hour after 
sunset until one hour before sunrise each and every night in 
the year at a price of $75.00 per year and lights of the same 
ilhiminousity to burn until 12 :30 each and every night in the 
year at a price of $60.00 per year. The Electric Company 
agreed to install at their own expense not less than sixty (60) 
decorative street posts to be installed and burning not later 
than September 6, 1914, each post to have four 60 watt lamps 
to burn until 12 ;30 A. M. and one lamp consuming 100 watts 
to burn until one hour before sunrise each and every night in 
the year, for a price of Forty Dollars ($-10.00) per post per 
year. The Company also agreed to install additional posts re- 
stricted to a certain area, of the same style, candle power and 
price. 

As a summary there has been installed the past year sixty 
decorative street lights, five arc lamps to burn until 12 :S0 A. M,, 
and two arc lamps to burn until one hour before sunrise, also 
fourteen incandescent lamps to burn until 12:30 and four until 
one hour before sunrise. The installation of the decorative street 
posts discontinued the use of six all niglit are lamps. 

The contract with the Electric Company called for the free 
installation of M'azda lamps in the City buildings, replacing the 
old type Gem lamps which change was made and the cost of 
lighting the City buildings was reduced materially. 

I believe this to be the best Contract this City has ever 
made for its street lighting. 

DEPARTMENT OF CHARITIES AND CORRECTIONS 

The financial management and competency of those in 
charge of this department has been very satisfactory and the 
unfortunate circumstances brought on by the exigencies of the 
times have been and are adjusted by the Overseer of the Poor, 
Mr. Brousseau, in a creditable manner. 



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A new system of heating has been installed at the City 
Farm which greatly adds to the eonveuieucies and comforts 
of the inmates. 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY 

The work in both the police and fire departments has been 
of the highest quality. New detention cells have been installed 
which are used in connection with the common lock-up. They 
are separated from the common jail room and are for the de- 
tention of persons not in a frame of mind to witness some of the 
nauseating scenes which take place in a jail room. During the 
past year they have proven their worth to humanity and were 
of great service to the State of Vermont during the House of Cor- 
rection quarantine. 

I desire to go on record as favoring the purchase of a fire 
truck for use in raising the standard of efficiency of our fire 
'1'piirtmrnl-, sa fcgiuin I i ng the property of (he people and tv- 
ducing the expenses of this department to an appreciable degree. 

HOSPITAL— LIBRARY 

The Rutland City Hospital and Rutland Free Library have 
proven their utmost and constant value to the City in the re- 
spective functions which they perform and no words of praise 
which we might shower upon these institutions could express, 
I am sure, the gratitude which you and I feel for the services 
they rendered the City of Rutland during 1914. 

In conclusion I desire to express my appreciation to the 
heads of the various departments and thank them and all wit© 
assisted me in the performance of my duties during the past 
year. 

Respectfully submitted, 

HENRY C. BRISLIN, 

Mayor. 



Report of7the City Treasurer 



To the Honorable City Council:- 

Gentlemen: I herewith present to you my report as 
City Treasurer for the fiscal year ending December 31st, 1914. 

RECEIPTS 

Taxes received by the city treasurer $190,238 89 

Water, schedule service 2 ^ 75 ^ 

Water, meter service *%|** *™ 

Hay sold on Mendon lands • - ■ • 2 f> m 

Barn sold on Sawyer Place 25 00 

Supplies and incidentals sold, water 178 24 

Inlcrosi earned on water deposits . Mf? SJ 

Interest earned on general deposits 267 14 

T . 796 00 

Llwnses Hi, 10 

City scales rV£1B? 

State of Vermont (Sec. 707 P. S. as amended by No. 

51 Acte 1912) 4 ^ J 

Supplies sold, health officer ■ 9 » 4o 

Incidentals, general * J? « 

H. R. Adams, constable 3 >£» 7 » 

i .... ^70 Oo 

..■ 321 » 

Chanties 5* 

Insurance and incidentals, fire i.u no 

Sale of fire horse ** jj2 

State of Vermont, state roads V™ 86 

H. B. Whittier, City clerk, oil account 640 51 

Rutland Ry., Lt. & P. Co - ■ 34 

Returned from street- pay rolls and supple 41 o' 

Street sweepings "in nn 

Returned from police pay roll qr Z2 

S dcwalk8 :: aw oo 

^ WerS $243,777 33 



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City Court S 1,110 55 

Liquor licenses 12,350 00 

State of Vermont, school account 3,618 16 

Miscellaneous, school account ,. 6,516 48 

Sale of school bonds 2,000 00 

Temporary Loan Warrants . 110,000 00 

Cash on hand Jan. 1, 1914: 

Schools I 508 94 

School building fund 6,555 49 

Water 33,592 81 

General 4,572 98 

$45,230 22 



. $180,831 41 

DISBURSEMENTS $424,608 74 

Streets $27,147 76 

Sewera 9,579 10 

Police 5,417 55 

Fire 12,382 72 

Lights 14,655 15 

General 33,063 81 

Water 31,629 16 

Charities 4,747 90 

Salaries 6,000 17 

Sidewalks 3,039 13 

Library 3,000 00 

Hospital 3,500 00 

Interest. 20,476 00 

Dog fund 8 50 

Schools 64,209 12 

Sinking fund. . 8,000 00 



City court I 885 95 

Liquor licenses 12,350 01) 

School building fimd. . , 8,555 49 

Temporary loan warrants 105,000 00 

Cash on hand Dec. 31, 1914: 

Schools S 407 17 

Water 43,881 75 

General 6,972 31 



-$246,856 07 



$51,261 23 
$177,752 67 



$424,608 74 



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ANNUAL BE POET 



The appropriations, the amounts credited and the disburse- 
ments, made to the several accounts on the books of this depart- 
ment appear in the following statement : 

CHARITIES AND CORRECTIONS 

Appropriation balance from 1913 $1,703 45 

Less balance of appropriation void May 1, 1914 21 1 07 



11,492 38 

Appropriation, year ending April 30, 1915 4,700 00 

Cash from overseer of poor . 321 13 

Paid warrants Jan, 1, 1914 to May 1, 1914 11,492 38 

Paid warrants May 1, 1914 to Dec. 31, 1914 3,255 52 



Total $4,747 90 

Balance of appropriation to May 1, 1915 1,765 61 



■¥6,513 51 $6,513 51 

DOG FUND 

H. B. Whittier, city clerk $570 05 

Paid warrants , $8 50 

Balance to general fund 561 55 



$570 05 $570 OS 

PIRE 

Appropriation balance from 1913 $3,020 35 

Additional appropriation to May 1, 1914 1,000 00 

Appropriation May 1, 1914 to May 1, 1915 11,000 00 

Insurance and incidentals 157 65 

Sale of horse 45 00 

Paid warrants Jan. 1, 1914 to May 1, 1914 $4,032 43 

Paid warrants May 1, 1914 to Dec. 31, 1914 8,350 29 



Total $12,382 72 

Balance of appropriation to May 1, 1915 2,840 28 



$15,223 00 $15,223 00 



CITY OF RUTLAND 



GENERAL 



Appropriation balance from 1913 fj(jg q£ 

Less balance of appropriation void May 1, 1914 5,774 38 



$2,833 64 

Appropriation May 1, 1914 to May 1, 1915 33,000 00 

Additional appropriation i 3qq qq 

Balance from dog fund 561 55 

Interest earned on general deposits 267 14 

^censes 796 00 

City scales 34] 1() 

State of Vermont, Sec. 707 P. S. as amended by No. 51, Acts 1912. . 414 62 

Supplies sold by health officer gg 45 

Incidentals, general 13 55 

City court 1,116 55 

Paid warrants Jan. 1, 1914 to May 1, 1914 $2,833 64 

Paid warrants May 1, 1914 to Dec. 31, 1914 30,230 17 

Paid city court warrants Jan. 1, 1914 to Dec. 31, 1914 585 95 



Total $33,649 70 

Balance of appropriation to May 1, 1915 . 6,992 84 



$40,642 60 $40,642 60 

HOSPITAL 

Appropriation balance from 1913 $875 00 

Appropriation May 1, 1914 to May 1, 1915 3 ( 5O0 00 

Paid warrants Jan. 1, 1914 to May 1, 1914 $875 00 

Paid warrants May 1, 1914 to Dec. 31, 1914 2,625 00 



Total... $3,500 00 

Balance of appropriation to May 1, 1915 875 00 



$4,375 00 $4,375 00 

INTEREST 

Appropriation balance from 1913 $3,173 46 

Less balance of appropriation void May 1, 1914 1,636 43 



$1,537 03 



36 ANNUAL, REPORT 

Appropriation May 1, 1814 to May 1, 1915 ■ ■ ■ ■ ■■ $22,000 00 

Paid warrant, Jan. 1, 1914 to May 1, 1914 f 

Paid warrants May 1, to Dec. 31, 1914 18,93b 97 



Total...:.. ■■■ 820,476 00 

Balance of appropriation to May 1, 1915 3 ' 061 03 



$23,537 03 123,537 03 

LIBRARY 

. r mi? ... $1,500 00 

Appropriation balance from IMS ' 

Appropriation May 1, 1914 to May 1, 1915 . . - . *, ^ ™> 

p2d warrants Jan. 1, 1914 to May 1, 1914. $ ,500 00 

Paid warrants May 1, 1914 to Dec. 31, 1914 l.oOO 00 



Total **° M 

Balance of appropriation to May 1, 1915 1,500 °° 



$4,500 00 $4,500 00 

LIGHTS 

Appropriation balance from 1913 *i'350 ^ 

Additional appropriation to May 1, 1914 



$4,812 45 

Leas balance of appropriation void May 1, 1914 28 *° 



$4,784 30 

Approbation May 1, 1914 to May 1, 1915 U '°°° °° 

Paid warrants Jan. 1, 1914 to May 1, 1914 ■ffi.'S 

Paid warrants May 1, 1914 to Dec. 31, 1914 9^08o 



Total • ■ *H6S5 15 

Balance of appropriation to May 1, 1915 4,129 la 



$18,784 30 $18,784 30 



CITY OF RUTLAND 27 

LIQUOR LICENSES 

Arthur Bacon, first class $900 00 

J. M. Grimes, first class ' 900 00 

M. Dugan, first class 900 00 

J. J. Lalor, first class, 900 00 

T. F. Mangan, first class 900 00 

M. P. MeDonough, first class - 900 00 

A. H. Pierce, first class 900 00 

John Shanahan, first class. 900 00 

W. H. Valiquette, first class. ! 900 00 

J. H. Dugan, second class . . . 1,200 00 

J. A. Kelley, second class . 1,200 00 

P. J. lielley, second class 1,200 00 

Louis Ricci, third class 250 00 

Thomas Smith, seventh class 400 00 

Paid State of Vermont . 112,350 00 



$12,350 00 $12,350 00 

POLICE 

Appropriation balance from 1913 $987 53 

Additional appropriation to May 1, 1914 750 00 



$1,737 53 

Less balance of appropriation void May %, 1914 5 28 



$1,732 25 

Appropriation May 1, 1914 to May t, 1915 5,000 00 

Returned from pay roll 10 00 

Paid warrants Jan. 1, 1914 to May 1, 1914. , $1,732 25 

Paid warrants May 1, 1914 to Dec. 31, 1914 3,685 30 



Total $5,417 55 

Balance of appropriation to May 1, 1915 1,324 70 



$6,742 25 $6,742 25 



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ANNUAL REPORT 



SALARIES 



Appropriation balance from 1913 $1,800 50 

Less balance of appropriation void May 1, 11)14 56 50 



81,744 00 

Appropriation May 1, 1914 to May 1, 1915 5,500 00 

Paid warrants Jan. 1, 1914 to May 1, 1914 SI ,744 00 

Paid warrants May 1, 1914 to Dee. 31, 1914 4,256 17 



Total ¥6,000 17 

Balance of appropriation to May 1, 1915 1,243 83 



$7,244 03 $7,244 00 

SCHOOLS 

Cash balance from 191 3 $508 94 

Appropriation Jan. 1, 1914 to Dec. 31, 1914 53,972 71 

State of Vermont (Teachers' Training course) 800 00 

State of Vermont (superintendent) 1,300 00 

State of Vermont (state school fund) 1,118 16 

State of Vermont (manual training) 200 00 

State of Vermont (domestic science) 200 00 

Fire insurance • 3,0Z0 46 

Boiler insurance 200 00 

Tuition 2 » 125 00 

Book account • ^° 01 01 

Incidentals • 132 01 

Ground rent • 1800 

Paid school warrants. $64,209 12 

Cash balance to 1915 407 17 



$64,616 29 $64,616 29 

SCHOOL BUILDING FUND 

Cash balance from 1913 $6,555 49 

Sale of bonds . 2,000 00 

Paid school warrants S8,555 49 



$8,555 49 



$8,555 49 



CITY OP RUTLAND 2EI 
SINKING FUND 

Appropriation. $8,000 00 

Paid sinking fund commissioners $8,000 00 

$8,000 00 $8,000 00 



SIDEWALKS 



Appropriation balance from 1913 , 505 92 

Transferred from street account 350 00 

Appropriation May 1, 1914 to May 1, 1915 2,168 96 

Sidewalk assessment , 95 32 

Paid warrants Jan. 1, 1914 to May 1, 1914 $800 03 

Paid warrants May 1, 1914 to Dec, 31, 1914. 2,239 10 



Total . $3,039 13 

Balance of appropriation to May 1, 1915 81 07 



$3,120 20 $3,120 20 

STREETS 

Appropriation balance from 1913 $3,873 90 

Appropriation May 1, 1914 to May 1, 1915 19,520 70 

Special appropriation, state road 1,000 00 

State of Vermont, state road 2,236 86 

If. B. Whittier, city elerk, oil account , 640 51 

Rutland Ry., Lt. & P. Co 1,709 34 

Returned from street pay rolls and supplies 41 87 

Street sweeping 30 00 

Paid warrants Jan. 1, 1914 to May 1, 1914 $2,895 40 

Paid warrants May 1, 1914 to Dec. 31, 1914 24,252 36 



Total $27,147 76 

Transferred to sidewalks 350 00 

Balance of appropriation to May 1, 1915 1,555 42 



$29,053 18 $29,053 IS 



• 



SEWERS 

Appropriation balance from 1913 $2,247 88 

Less balance of appropriation void May 1, 1914 413 37 



$1,834 51 

Appropriation May 1, 1914 to May 1, 1915 3,000 00 

Additional appropriation to May 1, 1915 3,800 00 

Additional appropriation to May 1, 1915 . . 800 00 

Cash, Tremont street sewer i 200 00 

Paid warrants Jan. 1, 1914 to May 1, 1914 if 1,834 51 

Paid warrants May 1, 1914 to Dec. 31, 1914 7,744 59 



Total $9,579 10 

Balance of appropriation to May 1, 1915 55 41 



$9,834 51 $9,634 51 

TEMPORARY LOAN WARRANTS 

No. 27, cash borrowed, (1913 account) $10,000 00 

No. 28, cash borrowed 15,000 00 

No. 29, cash borrowed 15,000 00 

No. 30, cash borrowed 10,000 00 

No, 31, cash borrowed 10,000 00 

No, 32, cash borrowed 10,000 (XI 

No. 33, cash borrowed 10,000 00 

No. 34, cash borrowed 15,000 00 

No. 35, cash borrowed 10,000 00 

No. 36, cash borrowed 15,000 00 

Paid warrants $105,000 00 

No. 36, (outstanding) 15,000 00 



$120,000 00 $120,000 00 

WATER 

Cash balance from 1913 $33,592 81 

Schedule rate service , 26,575 36 

Meter rate service 13,741 68 

Hay sold, Mendon lands 220 00 

Barn sotd on Sawyer place 25 00 

Supplies sold and incidentals 176 24 

Interest on water deposits , 1,179 82 



CITY OF RUTLAND 



81 



Paid warrants $31,629 16 

Cash balance fo 1915 43 881 75 



$75,510 91 $75,510 91 

TAX LEVY 

Grand List 1914, $108,448.32 

From tax payers $190,238 89 

From H. R. Adams, Constable 1 030 00 

Abatements to H. R, Adams, constable 279 36 

Balance due from H. R. Adams, constable 3 198 86 

State school § per cent $8,675 87 

State highway. ,5 per c(int J^Jg 42 

B%}»w»f 20 percent 21,689 66 

Scho ° 1 ..50 percent. 54,224 16 

General §9 percent 96 519 01 

Sinking fund 7 1 per cent 8,133 $ 

County 1 pgj. cen j. 24 



ISO per cent $195,21X5 98 

Less abatement to treasurer. 743 40 



$194,463 58 

a% added to delinquents 211 23 

723 names in warrant 72 30 



$194,747 11 $194,747 11 



TAX LEVY 1913 



BaI<,ncrl ° 1914 $2,435 53 

Cash, H. R. AdaiM, constable $1 175 00 

Abatements . - P 

oqq 5a 

Balance to 1915 ' 973 98 



$2,435 m 12,435 53 



AjMNIJATj report 



TAX LEVY 1912 

$2,892 75 

Balance to 1914 • ^gQi 00 

Cash, IT. R. Adams 306 73 

Abat ements ' ' * ' j 785 02 

Balance to 1915 " " " ' - — 

mm 75 %2 ' m 75 

TAX LEVY 1911 

$2,201 95 

Balance to 1914 $630 00 

Cash, U. R. Adams, constable ■ ■ 417 86 

Abatements 1,154 09 

Balance to 1915 — — ■ 

82,201 95 $2,201 95 

TAX LEVY 1910 

$359 05 

Balance to 1914 S20 00 

Cash, H. R. Adams, constable ■ - • • 2 07 60 

Abatements ■ ■ • • ^ ^ 

Balance to 1915 — — — — 

$359 05 $359 05 

TAX LEVY 1909 

$144 02 

Balance to 1914 12 75 

Cash, H. R, Adams, constable • ■ • 87 lg 

Abatements 44 09 

Balance to 1915 • — 

%%U 02 $144 02 

TAX LEVY 1908 

_ $512 45 

Balance to 1914 $31140 

Abatements 201 05 

Balance to 1915 

$512 45 $512 45 



CITY OP RUTLAND 33 

TAX LEVY, 1907 

Balance to 1914 $443 89 

Cash, H : R. Adams, constable 350 00 

Abatements 330 50 

Balance to 1915 63 39 

$443 89 $443 89 

TAX LEVY, 1906 

Balance to 1914 $77 05 

Abatements $77 05 

$77 05 $77 05 

TAX LEVY, 1905 

Balance to 1914 $192 10 

Cash, H. R. Adams, constable $13 00 

Abatements 152 69 

Balance to 1915 26 41 

$192 10 $192 10 

TAX LEVY, 1904 

Balance to 1914 $15 55 

Abatements 15 32 

Balance to 1915 23 



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35 



STATEMENT OF THE BONDED DEBT OF 
THE CITY, DECEMBER^!, 1914 



WATER DEBT 



Coupon bonds, per cent, due January, 1929 $30,000 00 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due May, 1924 50,000 00 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due November, 1924 .... 15,000 00 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due November, 1924. . . . 50,000 00 

Refunding note, 4 per cent, due November, 1925, . . 2^000 00 



-. 1147,000 00 



GENERAL DEBT 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due May, 1924 $100,000 00 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due November, 1924 .... 50^000 00 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due June, 1926 25*000 00 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due November, 1938 .... 21^000 00 

190,000 (XI 



SCHOOL DEBT 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due November, 1919. .. , $10,00!) 00 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due May, 1925 ..... 30,000 00 

Refunding note, 4 per cent, due November, 1925 , . . 5^000 00 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due May, 1937 So'oOO 00 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due May, 1938 20,000 00 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, $2,000.00 due November 

1, 1915, and {2,000.00 each succeeding year 14,000 00 

■ 129,000 00 



SEWER DEBT 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due November, 1924 .... $25,000 00 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due May, 1926 75,'o00 00 

Coupon bonds, 4 per cent, due May, 1938 16^000 00 

116,000 00 



36 ANNUAL REPORT 



CITY HALL DEBT 

Coupon bonds, 3i per cent, due September, 1931. . . $20,000 00 

$20,000 00 



Totalbonded debt. ., $608,000 00 

Less'sinking fund, water $60,195 21 

Leaking fund, general 17^045 59 234,240 80 



373,759 20 

Net'bonded debt of city, December 31, 1913 $394,513 58 

Net* bonded debt of city, December 31, 1914. . ..... 373,759 20 ■ 



Decrease of bonded debt for year ending December 31, 1914. . . $20,754 38 

STATEMENT SHOWING THE DECREASE OF DEBT. 

1914' general'appropriation to sinking fund Jjj 

1914 f water appropriation to sinking fund W 

$1 ,000.00 school bonds paid from general fund 1,000 W 

Net r amount''earned by sinking fund 1Q '°^ d * 



$22,7.54 38 

Less school bonds issued 2,000 00 



$20,754 38- 



Balance Sheet a* Per City Treasurer's Book* 
as of Dec. 31st, 1914 

ASSETS 



Real estate, buildings and improvements ; 

City hall $50 ' 000 00 

CitJ Poor farm Jj» g 

Isolation hospital. W™ 

Storehouse, South and Past Sts 1 ,000 X 

Fire station No. 2. • ■ Wg * 

Main Street Park (nominal value) 1,000 WJ 

Memorial hall *>■«» 00 



CITY OF EUTLANTJ 



ST 



Old reservoir lot, Woodstock Ave $ 2,000 00 

Schoolhouse, Church St 30,000 00 

Schoolhouse, East Center St 25,000 00 

Schoolhouse (High) Center St 50,000 00 

Schoolhouse, Lincoln Ave 30,000 00 

Schoolhouse, Madison St 10,000 00 

Schoolhouse, Park St. . . 20,000 00 

Schoolhouse, Pine St 15,000 00 

Schoolhouse, School St. . . .... 10,000 00 

Schoolhouse, Watkins Ave 15,000 00 

Stone quarry, North Main St. 1,000 00 

Water works 350,000 00 

$661,500^00 

(No estimate made of value of streets and sewers) 

Current Assets: — 

Cash, general $6,972 31 

Cash, water, 43,881 75 

Cash, schools 407 17 

Interest (earned, but not due) 607 62 

Delinquent taxes 7,578 57 

Delinquent water rents, schedule 295 75 

Delinquent water rents, meter 521 10 

Delinquent water rents, meter 1,067 14 

Sidewalk assessments 391 94 

Miscellaneous account 295 64 

City property and supplies as per inventory ... 54,613 65 

— — 116,632 64 

Sinking funds assets; 

Cash $1,740 80 

Investments 232,500 00 

— 234,240 80 

Total Assets $1,012,373 44 

LIABILITIES 

Bonds and notes: 

Water $147,000 00 

General 196,000 00 

Schools 129,000 00 

Sewer 116,000 00 

City hall 20,000 00 

$608,000 00 



36 



ANNUAL REPORT 



Account* Payable: 

Streets $1,727 58 

Sidewalks 438 54 

General....:' 988 90 

Bond interest (accrued but not due) 4,395 00 

Temporary loan warrant No. 36 (outstanding) 15,000 00 

Schools 5,590 00 

$28,140 02 



$636,140 02 

Assets in excess of all liabilities 376,233 42 



$1,012,373 44 



Respectfully submitted, 

WILL L. DAVIS, 

City Treasurer, 

Rutland, Vt,, January 26, 1915 

Examined this day, found to be correct and approved by us 
accordingly. 

fSigned) C. TURNER, 

JAKE HEYMAN, 
GEO C. COBB, 
Auditors for the City of Rutland, Vt. 



Detailed List of Orders Drawn 
on City Treasurer 



GENERAL ACCOUNT 

No - Amount 

19402 Amount returned on street pay roll . , $22 50 

19406 C. B. Dolge Co., fumigators , 105 84 

19409 Amount returned on street pay roll 18 00 

19410 Amount returned on police pay roll 6 00 

19422 The Delaware A Hudson Co., "freight bilk 70 

19423 H. A. Sawyer & Co., office supplies 6 65 

19424 W. C. Landon & Co., duster 2 25 

19425 Rutland Mfg. Co., sign post 7 00 

19426 Burroughs Adding Machine Co., casters 131 

19427 The Herald, publishing ordinance 4 79 

19428 The General Supply Co., ink wells 5 00 

19429 Murray Printing Co., cards 2 60 

19430 Parker & Ryan, office stools 8 00 

19435 H. B, Whittier, paid for stamps 6 00 

19447 Dr. F. H. Gebhardt, serviced as health officer. 92 00 

19453 Amount returned on street pay roll 18 00 

19454 Amount returned on police pay roll 18 00 

19459 Dr. H. R. Ryan, examination of insane and expenses 24 90 

19462 Dr. P. H. Gebhardt, fumigating, December and January 44 00 

19466 Amount returned on si reet pay roll . , , IS 00 

19470 H. A. Sawyer & Co., pencils and twine 45 

19478 B. F. Sturtevant Co., ventilating set 80 00 

1 9479 Geo. A. Bueklin & Co., ironite 19 20 

194S0 Holmes Iron Co., placing cells. 26 71 

19481 Ch as. Considine, t rucking cells 75 

19482 M. J. Francisco & Sou, insurance premiums 60 00 

19483 A. J. Novak Printing Co., printing 2 75 

19484 Dodge, t he Printer, printing , 1 00 

19485 \Y. J. LaVoiee, bookcase 2 50 

19486 The Howe Scale Co., scale slips 16 25 

19495 H. B. Whittier, paid express j [fi 

19504 Francis Tracy, work at isolation hospital 4 75 

19508 Francis Tracy, work and supplies, police station 21 33 



40 



ANNUAL REPORT 



Amount 



No. 

19509 Dr. F, H. Gebhardt, services as health officer 50 00 

19510 C. Reed, placing and removing polling booths 19 00 

19514 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight on cells 9 00 

19515 Hugh Duffy/ coal 104 3a 

19516 Amount returned on street pay roll 18 (X) 

19519 Pay roll, city election 304 00 

19521 J, J. Morse, team, polling places 2 00 

19522 Geo. E. Chalmers, typewriter ribbons 7 00 

19523 The American City, subscription, etc 2 25 

19524 H. A. Manning & Co., directories 12 00 

19525 The Champion Iron Co., cells 125 00 

19526 Elliott-Fisher Co., repairing typewriter 31 50 

19527 Library Bureau, cabinet and cards 52 OS 

19528 Remington Typewriter Co., cylinder 1 00 

19529 Die Tuttle Co., city reports, check lists, ballots, etc 551 97 

19530 H. E. Seward, Jr., sharpening lawn mower 1 00 

19534 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight billfi. 1 58- 

19537 Dr. F. H. O'Connor, Est., examination of insane by Dr. 

O'Connor 2 50 

19535 Ellen M. Anderson, making assessors' cards 25 00 

19542 Amount returned on street pay roll 27 00 

19549 Billings & Davis, paint, etc 63 

19552 Dunn Brothers, dynamite, etc. 22 3 ^ 

19554 Murray Printing Co., printing • 2 35 

19555 Rutland Machine & Auto. Co., repairs . . •. 75 

19556 W. C. Landon, ice tonga, etc - 1 32 

19557 H. A. Sawyer & Co., office supplies, etc 3 48 

19558 Parker & Ryan, table • «»••♦ 4 50 

19559 A. J. Novak Printing Co., printing 12 00 

19560 James H. Dunn, one-half bond premium 2 00 

19561 Henry C. Farrar, one-half bond premium 2 50 

19562 Henry F. Field, one-half bond premium . . . t 6 25 

19563 Francis Tracy, one-half bond premium 1 38 

19564 M. J. Francisco & Son, insurance premiums . 20 40 

19565 Holmes Iron Co., work on cells ■ 

19566 The Herald, publishing warning, etc 12 86 

19567 B. W. Marshall, filing burial permits 9 00 

1S572 * H. B. Whittier, bond premium, etc 16 10 

19575 * Rutland R. L. & P. Co., mantle and labor 1 00 

19580 James J. Fay, bookbinding, etc ^6 20 

19582 Francis Tracy, work at police station, etc 8* 75 

19583 A. C. Grover, one-half bond premium 5 00 

19585 Dr. F. H. Gebhardt, services as health officer 50 00 



CITY OF RUTLAND 41 

No. Amount 

19594 E. D. Wickham, one-half bond premium 2 50 

19595 Hugh Duffy, coal 95 19 

19596 Pay roll, assessors' canvassers 69 50 

19597 Amount returned on street pay roll 1800 

19602 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bill. . , 42 

19603 Murray Printing Co., printing 3 70 

19605 Rutland News Co., advertisements 6 75 

19606 James Pitaniello, canvassing for assessors 15 00 

19607 Frank Foster, canvassing for assessors 5 16 

19608 Geo. P. McGuirk, canvassing for assessors 1 42 

.19617 Will L. Davis, one-half bond premium, 25 (X) 

19618 C. B. Dolge Co., fumigators 110 25 

19621 Amount returned on street pay roll 18 00 

19638 Parker & Ryan, table 5 50 

19643 Francis Tracy, repairs 3 65 

19644 H. A. Sawyer & Co., office supplies 8 04 

19645 John N. Woodfin, one-half bond premium 5 00 

19646 The Tuttle Co., printing 15 26 

19647 A. J. Novak Printing Co., printing. . 15 25 

19651 Will L. Davis, telegrams 2 04 

19652 H. B. Whittier, postals, etc 16 50 

19656 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., work and supplies 3 20 

19658 Dr. F. H. Gebhardt, services as health officer 51 63 

19659 Billings & Davis, paint, etc, 13 55 

19663 Hugh Duffy, coal. , 80 53 

19667 Amount returned on street pay roll 170 05 

19676 Edmond Cooney, filing burial permits 10 00 

19677 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight bills 97 

19684 Walter A. Clark, one-half bond premium 1 75 

19688 Amount returned on street pay roll 110 64 

19692 S. P. Curtis & Son, cement 16 00 

19693 Lincoln Iron Works, pipe, etc 77 84 

19694 W. C. Landon & Co., sickle and shears 85 

19703 Chaffee Lumber Co., lumber 39 56 

19706 H. A. Sawyer & Co., office supplies 87 

19708 J. H. Frenier, one-half bond premium I 75 

19709 Rutland News Company, publishing notices 70 

19710 The Herald, publishing notices 155 

19711 A. J. Novak Printing Co., printing 6 75 

19712 Post Roberts G. A, R., memorial day appropriation 200 00 

19714 State tax 5,335 71 

19715 County tax. 533 57 

19718 Will L. Davis, telegram. 25 



42 



ANNUAL REPORT 



Amount 

19719 H, B. Whittier, making caucus check list, etc.. (14 34 

19727 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 1 00 

19730 The Juttle Co., printing and supplies 7 85 

19731 Hugh Duffy, coal 233 79 

19732 Dr. F. II. Gebhiirdi , .^Tvici.s «s health officer (17 00 

19733 Now England T. & T. Co., tolls 50 

19734 Will L. Davis, expenses city attorney and treasurer to 

Troy 7 59 

19735 A. J. "Hubbard, repairing town clock U 00 

19737 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., repairs 70 

19738 Geo. F. Pease, stamped envelopes 10 00 

19741 Amount returned on street pay roll 105 90 

19747 J. W. Fiske Iron Works, traffic stanchion and plate 7 55 

19750 Chas. H. Landon, one-half bond premium 2 80 

19750 W. L. Robb, services, lighting contract ». 50 00 

19760 Rutland Railroad Company, freight bills 9 35 

19764 Amount returned on street pay roll 46 89 

19767 Amount returned on water pay roll 

19772 H. B. Whittier, stamps 2 00 

19780 H. A. Sawyer & Co., office supplies! ■ fi 81 

197S7 Chaffee Lumber Co., lumber - 42 OS 

19788 S, P. Curtis & Son, cement 35 20 

19789 W. C. Landon & Co., shovels and hods 3 67 

19791 Lincoln Iron Works, supplies and repairing clock 33 03 

19794 B. W. Marshall, filing burial permits 15 50 

19795 D.J. Canty, one-half bond premium 3 75 

19796 H. F. Noyes, lumber ! 25 00 

19797 The Tultle Co., caucus chock lists, etc 63 23 

19798 Dodge, the Printer, assessors' notices 20 50 

1980S Rutland R. L. & P. Co., tar 3 75 

19813 Dr. F. H. Gebhardt, services as health officer . 84 00 

19814 F. A. McCarthy, one-half bond premium 1 00 

19818 Amount returned on street pay roll 39 00 

19836 D. J. .Anthony, one-half bond premium . 1 75 

19838 Rutland City Band, account appropriation 500 00 

19839 Amount returned on street pay roll 40 50 

19849 Rutland Mfg. Co., repairing door fl8 

19859 A, J. Novak Printing Co., printing 16 00 

19861 James J. Pay, record books 17 50 

19863 H. A. Sawyer & Co., office supplies 1 09 

19864 Chaffee Lumber Co., lumber 113 41 

19871 H. B, Whittier, making school returns, etc 24 70 

19885 Dr. F. H. Gebhardt, services as health officer 88 00 



CITY OF RUTLAND 42 

No, Amount 

19886 W. E, Reynolds, work at cemeteries 8 00 

19888 W. C. Landon & Co., rW brush 3 50 

19891 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 6 00 

19892 Amount returned on street pay roll . 49 25 

19907 Burroughs Adding Machine Co., platen , 1 50 

1990S O. E. Maguire, work at cemeteries 13 00 

19909 Geo. E. Chalmers, typewriter ribbons 7 00 

19913 Amount returned on street pay roll 60 45 

19919 W. C. Landon & Co., duster , 2 25 

10925 Parker * Ryan, rnke 45 

19928 Billings & Davis, paint and brushes 2 65 

19936 Vermont Mutual Fire Ins. Co., assessments 63 75 

19937 Elliott-Fisher Co., spring. 40 

19938 II. A. Sawyer & Co., office supplies 1 66 

19939 A. J. Novak Printing Co., printing 28 50 

19940 Rutland Mfg. Co., repairs 5 88 

19941 The Tuttle Co., paper 110 

19949 H. B. Whittier, stamps and postals 51 00 

19953 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., work and supplies 7 25 

19958 Edmond Cooney, filing burial permits 7 75 

19959 Dr. F, H. Gebhardt, services as health officer 55 00 

19963 Pay roll, republican caucus 27 IX) 

19967 Amouul returned on street pay roll 295 09 

19978 Rutland City Band, balance appropriation 584 48 

19979 Kinsman & Mills, work, etc., cemeteiy 21 77 

19985 D. W. Temple, use of team for assessors 42 50 

19989 Rutland City Band, services, carnival 260 00 

19995 International Fireworks Co., fireworks, carnival 400 00 

19996 Metzgcr Bros., decora! ing, carnival. 200 00 

19997 Rutland R. L. it P. Co., lights, carnival. 200 00 

19998 Rutland Carnival Committee, balance appropriation 24 48 

19999 W. L, Robb, services, lighting contract 50 00 

20001 Amount returned on street pay roll 47 97 

20010 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bill. . 39 

20011 H. A. Sawyer & Co., mops and ink 3 50 

20014 H. F. Noyes, lumber 43 24 

20017 The Herald, advertising taxes 18 (X) 

20018 Geo, E, Lassor, germicide outfit 1 25 

20019 The First National Bank of Boston, certifying notes 50 00 

20020 M. J, Francisco & Son, bridge insurance 16 40 

20021 Marsden Electric Co., supplies and work 20 95 

20022 State school tax 8,537 13 

20023 State highway tax r 5,335 71 



44 ANNUAL BE PORT 

No. Amount: 

20024 Library Bureau, index card:; 54 00 

20025 H. F. Koyes, lumber 25 00 

20026 The Tuttle Co,, caucus ballots, etc , 21 92 

20030 Hugh Duffy,- slabs 5 00 

20031 A. J. Novak Printing Co,, printing 4 25 

20032 B. W. Marshall, filing burial permits 7 50 

20035 H. B. Whittier, postals 10 00 

20040 Billings & Davis, tools, paint, etc 4 00 

20042 Dunn Brothers, floor brush , 2 75 

20048 Dr. F. H, Gebhardt, services as health officer 62 00 

20054 Amount returned on street pay roll 43 17 

20055 Amount returned on police pay roll 6 00 

20059 H. C, Farrar, insurance premium 62 50 

20060 Martin L, Glcason, teams for assessors 83 00 

20061 Rutland News Company, advertising taxes 26 50 

20062 Hugh Duffy, coal, isolation hospital 9 00 

20063 John B. Stearns, bed, etc., hospital 3 75 

20064 The Combination Cash Store Co., bedding, hospital 14 58 

20072 Billings & Davis, lawn mower 9 00 

20077 C. E. Mann, serving notice 2 00 

20081 Amount returned on street pay roll 205 14 

20089 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 96 

20090 Dunn Brothers, repairs, isolation hospital, etc 5 48. 

20093 Chaffee Lumber Co., lumber 52 38 

20094 W. C. London & Co., shovels 3 58 

20097 C. B. Dolge Co., fumigators 100 25 

20098 H. F. Noyes, lumber , 92 75 

20099 Parker & Ryan, nails 2 00 

20100 Geo. E, Chalmers, time books 35 

20101 A. J. Novak Printing Co., cards 3 00 

20102 Murray Printing Co., election blanks 2 40 

20103 Geo. F. Leonard, one-half bond premium 1 00 

20104 B, A. Adams, repairs, library 2 06 

20105 H. A. Sawyer & Co., office supplies 3 48 

20107 Pasquale Mazzariello and wife, tax rebate 9 00 

20108 H. Stuart Rule, tax rebate 3 60 

20109 R. I. Olney, tax rebate. 3 60 

20118 H. B. Whittier, stamps 10 00 

20123 Louis Elkey, delivering ballots 1 25 

20129 S. P. Curtis & Son, cement. 72 00 

20131 The Cudahy Packing Co., soap powder 7 35 

20132 Dodge, the Printer, printing 35 20 

20134 Dr. F. H. Gebhardt, services as health officer 119 00 



CITY OF RUTLAND 45 

No. . 

Atnoimj 

'20136 C. Reed, placing and removing polling booths 19 00 

20137 Chas. E. Barker, tax rebate 21 60 

20138 Warner O. Bates, tax rebate 90 

20139 Sinking Fund Commissioners, school bond, No. 568 1 000 00 

20142 Amount returned on street pay roll 218 75 

20146 Pay roll, freemen's meeting , . 433 qq 

20152 The Tuttle Co., check lists, etc ....... 152 09 

20153 Marion C. Hoyt, nursing, isolation hospital. 231 40 

20154 A. J. Hubbard, repairing town clock 4 QO 

20155 C. B. Dolge Co., fumigators , 10 00 

20156 J. F. Moloney, one-half bond premium #1 00 

20157 The Herald, advertising taxes 14 40 

20163 Amount returned on street pay roll 82 15 

20168 Lincoln Ron Works, iron rods 98 53 

20169 W. C. Landon & Co., cement, etc. . , 77 94 

20173 Dunn Brothers, floor brush 1 50 

20174 S. P. Curtis & Son, cement 32 00 

20175 H. F. Noyes, lumber and nails 54 35 

20179 Chaffee Lumber Co., lumber 7 $g 

20177 A.J. Novak Printing Co., printing 5 75 

20181 Marsden Electric Co., switch 

20182 Warren-Reed Electric Co., desk light, etc 5 60 

20190 Dr. F. II. Gebhardt, ser vices as health officer 162 00 

20191 Walter' A. Clark, insurance premimn 15 00 

20192 Clement National Bank, rent of deposit box 17 50 

20193 Parker & Ryan, nails 2 00 

20200 H. B. Whittier, postals 2 ,50 

20207 Billings & Davis, tools, etc 10 88 

20208 Rutland Machine & Auto Co., use of car 3 00 

20210 H. A. Sawyer & Co., office supplies 1 30 

20214 Angelo Cioffi, tax rebate 3 go 

20215 Jas, McLaughlin Est., gravel 12 50 

20216 Rutland Probate Court, fees g QO 

20217 The Tuttle Co., cash book 19 50 

20222 Wm. Kerrigan, work at city hall 14 00 

20229 Amount returned on street pay roll 60 92 

20235 Pascal Rieci, assisting assessors, 1913 15 00 

20243 C. B. Dolge Co., fumigators 81 59 

20245 Billings & Davis, supplies 2 60 

20246 H. B. Whittier, stamps ' ' \[ 3 50 

20249 Henry R. Adams, serving citation 2 00 

20250 P. J, Canty, work at city farm 89 30 

20252 P. M. Meldon, petitions, etc., insane 150 00 



4.6 ANNUAL report 

No, Amount 

20253 Amount returned on street pay roll , 18 00 

20263 W. C. Landon & Co., glass and duster 2 46 

20265 Marsden Electric Co., shades 40 

20266 Rutland Raijroad Co., freight bills 1 03 

20271 B. A. Adams, repairing boiler, Memorial hall 17 35 

20272 R. W. Ford & Co., rubber stamp 70 

20273 C. B. Dolge Co., fumigators 37 49 

20274 Dr. C. F. Bail, filing certificates 3 00 

20275 Dr. A. H. Bellerose, filing certificates 9 50 

20276 Dr. C. S. Caverly, filing certificates , 2 GO 

20277 Dr. T. A. Cootey, filing certificates , 2 00 

20278 Dr. H. L. Crahan, filing certificates 25 

20279 Dr. M. R. Crain, filing certificates 3 25 

20270 Dr. N. J. Defehanty, filing certificates 15 00 

20281 Dr. Chas. A. Oale, filing certificates. . 3 75 

20282 Dr. F. H. Gebhardt, filing certificates 8 50 

20283 Dr. O.J. Gilchrist, filing certificates 3 50 

20284 Dr. Win, H. Grinnell, filing certificates. 1 00 

20285 Dr. E. I. Hall, filing certificates 4 75 

20286 Dr. J. M. Hamilton, filing certificates 7 50 

20287 Dr. S. W, Hammond, filing certificates. , 11 50 

20288 Dr. J. D. Hanrahan, filing certificates 5 25 

20289 Dr. L. A, Heidel, filing certificates 5 25 

20290 Dr. W. G. Hodsdon, filing certificates 8 00 

20291 Dr. T. E. Lamer, filing certificates 25 

20292 Dr. M. J. Mangan, filing cerl ificates . . . v 1 75 

20293 Dr. E. M. Pond, filing certificates ". 3 00 

20294 Dr. B. C. Powers, filing certificates 3 75 

20295 Dr. F. E. Qui'gley, filing certificates 8 25 

20296 Dr. Geo. Rustedt, filing certificates 1 75 

20297 Dr. H. R. Ryan, filing certificates 4 25 

20298 Dr. R. E. Smith, filing certificates 17 25 

20299 Dr. Wm. Srickney, filing certificates 25 

20300 Dr. J. E. Thomson, filing certificates 6 .50 

20301 B. W. Marshall, filing burial permits 9 50 

20302 Ed. Cooney, filing burial permits 8 00 

20303 Rev. N. Proulx, filing burial permits 5 00 

20311 H. B. WMttier, registration and scale fees and cash paid 

out 241 10 

20315 Dr. F. H. Gebhardt, services as health officer 1 1 7 00 

20318 The Turtle Company, printing quadrennial appraisal and 

f or supplies , 400 85 



CITY OF RUTLAND 47 

No. 

85 * un,wd * ew « Company, advertisement *72 

f^, 8 "** * c °" ° ffice -n*- : S 

20322 8, K.Lawton, paid sheriff's fees j 2 



833,063 81 



STREET DEPARTMENT 

10403 Pay roll, period endiag j aimal . J7 

mm Pay roll, period ending Januarv 31 In 
19412 A. C. Grover, part ifJw^,;.^ "* " 

13413 ft P. Curtis & Son, feed 7 
10414 Harry La Valley, repairing sleds Y,ZZ tZ 

imn E. D. Reyes & Co., salt . 8 50 

19441 Belleville & Gravel, blaeksmithing . J? 

3 9+49 Chas. P. Willis, cart harness .. 1 J 

19453 , Pay roIlj pe , iod en ^ g " • ■ • S 00 

19466 Pay roll, period ending February^ . il S 
9469 A. C. Grove,, pa rt of Februarv salarv . ' ' ? ! 

19470 H, A. Sawyer A Co., snow .hovels .?. " 2 

3 947! 8. P. Curtis & Bon, feed ... .J* 

19473 Parker & Ryan, shove] "° 

19473 W. 0, Landon & Co, shovels 

19474 % D. Rey es & Co, salt , *J 

19499 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmiths ng " " " " J* 

19516 Pay roll, period ending March 14 

19536 Robert Weir, treat in /horse ^ ? 

19541 Adams & Densmore, concrete work £ " 

19543 Pay roll, period ending April 4 J* 

19545 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed "! " 

19546 E. D. Keye s & Co. "' 34 

19547 Northern Produce Co hay 12 49 

19548 People's Coal Co., use of sled ., J £ 

19549 & Davis, supplies and repairs , ! .'^ J t 

19578 A. C. Grover, part of March salary .... ,! ' 

19579 Belleville & Gravel ... ' 67 
19589 P. B Elan chard, part of salary as' Vom^^ 'of ' 

pubhc works . . . 
19507 Pay roll, period ending April" ! ' " J 

19600 Edson Mfg. Co, acct. engine and p„ mp ./ZlZZZ M 00 



48 ANNUAL REPORT 

No- Amount 

196X5 Billings & Davis, tools and repairs 17 4-1 

19631 Pay roll, period ending May 2 , 546 05 

19624 Lincoln Iron "Works, supplies and repairs 140.) 

19625 Dunn Brothers, exploders 2 02 

19636 Sernet-Solvay Co., calcium chloride 23 72 

19627 Frenier Automobile Co., repairing truck 365 54 

19628 W, 0. Landon & Co., tools, etc 6 53 

19629 W. S. Smith Co., rubber boots 5 50 

19630 Standard Oil Co., kerosene 2 00 

19631 Chaffee Lumber Co., sewer pipe 14 00 

19632 Blirditt Bros., feed 7 90 

19652 H. B. "Whittier, paid for truck license 34 00 

19663 Hugh Duffy, slabs 4 25 

19667 Pay roll, period ending May 16 589 00 

19671 Harold L. Bond Co., suction hose 35 00 

19672 Ingersoll -Sergeant Drill Co., valve 3 38 

19686 Jobn Connors, gravel 36 90 

19688 Pay roll, period ending May 30 715 22 

19693 Lincoln Iron Works, supplies and repairs 81 73 

19694 W. C. Landon & Co., tools, etc 9 97 

19695 New England Boad Mach. Co., sweeper broom 35 00 

19696 Semet-Solvay Co., calcium chloride 218 49 

19697 The Barber Asphalt Paving Co., asphalt 484 28 

19698 The Albany Belting & Supply Co., tar heating tank . . 71 73 

19699 Standard OH Co., gasoline .* 25 50 

19700 John Deere Plow Co. plow 15 84 

19701 Dunn Brothers, dynamite, etc. 10 84 

19702 Parker & Ryan, level 1 00 

19703 Chaffee Lumber Co., sewer pipe 28 00 

19726 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmithing 70 

19727 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 63 13 

19729 Burditt Bros., feed . 6 94 

19741 Pay roll, period ending June 13 614 15 

19745 Harold L. Bond Co., battery 10 00 

19746 A. W. Goddaid Hardware Co., shovels 3 10 

19760 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 6 01 

19761 A, C. Grover, part of April and May salary ...... 83 .34 

19764 Pay roll, period ending June 30 1,415 08 

19772 H. B. Whittier, paid express 69 

19775 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmithing 8 50 

19776 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight bills 1 77 

19777 Joseph Gagnon, hay 9 30 

19778 The Good Roads Machinery Co., road machine 135 00 



°ITY OF RUTLAND ^ 

No. 

19779 The Standard Oil Co., gasoline AaUKmt 

W0 H. A. Sawyer ft Co., twine 25 S0 
t*m Parker & By an, Bails " ' SO 
19782 Hugh Duffy, a J a bs ' - - * 4 05 

185-83 Burditt Bros., feed 00 

19789 W. C, Landon ft Co, tools "and' hose 5 70 

19790 Butland Machine & Auto Co oil 9 40 

19791 Lincoln Iron Works, castings 1 " " 66 
19793 H . C. Parrar, insurance, auto truck ' ' ^ 39 ° 31 
19808 D„ nn Brother,, dynamit , etc 

8 $ a Gio ™< **** °* ^ :::: s 68 

19S18 Pay roll, period ending July 18 41 67 
19822 Prenier Automobile rv J- " \ * 65 

19839 The Barber 1^ Salt l l ^ "** ^ *** »« 220 « 

nw4n rj As P h alt & Paving Co, asphalt , H , nn 

Period ending August 1 .. « " 

19846 S. M. WiUson, coal ... ' 93 00 

19847 Est. of Emms 1 ' V 146 21 

= -rker . to ^ * « - 

19849 Rutland Mfg. Co, stakes 411 

19850 Standard Oil Co, gasoline 4 00 
3 9851 H. P. Noyes, lumber " ' " " " 33 80 

19852 Ingersoll-Sergeant Drill Co," drill'* 340 

19853 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed " 135 33 
19860 Burditt Bros, feed 5 70 
19862 Dunn Brothers, dynamite, 'etc " 5 90 
19865 Belleville ft Gravel, blacksmithing 17 64 

9887 Norton Hardware Co., dvna.nite 1 83 
19888 W, C. Landon ft Co., too], ' 14 70 
18891 Rutland Railroad Co, freight" bilu ' 2 95 

19892 Pay roll, period ending 4u K ust 15 57 77 
19896 Semet-Solvay Co, calcium'chL we 

9897 Rensselaer Stone Co, screenings ' " " 66 89 

19898 The Delaware ft HuJson Co Tei^'oiH ^ 6 ° 

19899 The Good R oad s Machinery Co erusb "" ' 34 
19913 The Barber Asphalt & P, • n' ****** 17 ^ 
19913 Pav «ai AS 5 hait Pavui S Co, asphalt 487 , n 

19917 I n r PenM eD(31ng Se P te ™^ 3 ill f? 

199 I T a , Gr T ° Ver ' P Wt ° f August salary ^ £ 

19915 Lmeoln Iron Works ,„-,„)4,. , 41 67 

19919 W n r i „ ' su I'P lles al "3 repairs ....... 77 .. r 

^s-cr^r s : 

(4) 23 80 



50 ANNUAL BE PORT 

•Mfc Amount 

19931 Norton Hardware Co., exploders 3 9$ 

19933 Albany Belting & Supply Co., valve 2 15 

19923 B. M. Fuller, gravel SO 00 

19924 H. F.. Noyes, right of way to Tan. 15, 1915 35 00 

19935 Parker & Evan, tools, etc. 4 09 

19936 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed 16 13 

19927 Dunn Brothers, dynamite, etc 21 68 

19928 Billings & Davis, tools, etc IS 40 

19920 Butland Eailroad Co., freight hills 33 SO 

19930 F. Chaffee's Sons, gravel 1 25 

19933 New England T. & T. Co., toll . , 20 

19956 Rutland Machine & Auto Co., oil, ete 5 50 

19965 W. B. Pratt, hay 16 79 

1B967 Pay roll, period ending September 19 855 95 

19971 Rensselaer Stone Co., screenings 18 49 

19972 New England Road Machine Co., can 3 00 

19973 The Menzies Street Cleaner Co., cart and scraper .... IS 00 

19974 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmithing 6 35 

19975 Rutland Machine & Auto Co., car and oil 9 30 

19976 Holmes Iron Co., grates, ete 2S 24 

19987 Frenier Automobile Co., repairing truck 229 42 

19988 Fred W. Hayward, slating fi 20 

30001 Pay roll, period ending October 3 834 56 

30005 A. C. Grover, part of September salary 41 r>fi 

20006 Parker & Ryan, screen 94 

30007 Frenier Automobile Co., repairing truck 6 90 

30008 Lincoln Iron Works, supplies and repairs 16 46 

30009 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed 17 40 

30010 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 56 61 

30011 H. A. Sawyer & Co., bTooms 1 66 

20013 Bert A. Adams, repairing sprinkler 13 49 

30040 Billings & Davis, tools, etc. 9 21 

30041 Rutland R. L, & P. Co., coal as 08 

30042 Dunn Brothers, dynamite, etc 21 68 

20043 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmi thing 5 15 

20044 Barrett Mfg. Co., tarvia U3 73 

20045 Katie McLaughlin, gravel 5 50 

20051 Standard Oil Co., road oil and gasoline 1,148 86 

20054 Pay roll, period ending October 17 537 25 

20057 Barrett Mfg. Co., tarvia 137 66' 

20058 B. M. Fuller, gravel 13 60 

20081 Pay roll, period ending October 31 587 87 

200S a A. C. Grover, part of October salary 41 67 



CI TV UP RUTLAND $1 

K * Amount 

20086 Lincoln Iron Works, supplies and repairs 3 63 

20087 International Motor Co., pulley for truck 3 53 

2008S A. Duval, attending horse 5 q 

20089 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 33 00 

20090 Dunn Brothers, dynamite, etc , . 14 45 

20091 Warren-Reed Electric Co., batteries 3 

20092 Standard Oil Co., gasoline is 20 

20093 Chaffee Lumber Co., glass, etc. ss 

20104 Bert A. Adams, plug and labor 1 34 

20112 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmithing 335 

20138 Rutland Machine & Auto Co., oil 4 00 

20139 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed a fi0 

30142 Pay roll, period ending November 14 276 97 

20147 J, H. Monette, blacksmithing g 

20163 Pay roll, period ending December 5 34;; iW 

20167 A. C. Grover, part of November salary 41 67 

30168 Lincoln Iron Works, supplies and repairs 30 53 

20169 W. C. Landon & Co., glass 1 g 4 

30170 Norton Hardware Co., dynamite 17 83 

20171 W. E. Conner, use of car 5 00 

20172 Standard Oil Co., gasoline kj 00 

20173 Dunn Brothers, can 35 

20174 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed ,\ 1:! i0 

30178 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmithing 6 80 

30206 Butland R. L. & P. Co., gravel and coal 331 48 

30307 Billings & Davis, supplies j» 33 

20208 Rutland Machine & Auto Co., oil, etc 13 50 

20329 Pay roll, period ending December 19 144 10 

30245 Billings & Davis, tools, etc 10 35 

20248 B. L, Cramton, gravel 80 

30253 Pay roll, period ending January 3 207 00 

30358 Butland Machine & Auto Co., repairing truck 29 68 

20359 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmithing g 30 

20260 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed 9 71 

20326 A. C. Grover, part of December salary 41 67 



$23,595 96 



ANNUAL REPORT 



STATE ROAD ACCOUNT 



No, Amount 

20054 Pay roll, period ending October 17 $50 20 

20081 Pay roll, period ending October 31 110 43 

30143 Pay roll, period ending November 14 342 33 

20163 Pay roll, period ending December 5 133 78 

2020G Rutland E. L. & P. Co., gravel 896 00 

20333 Barker Tj. Cramton, gravel 122 30 

30234 Rev. J. M. Brown, gravel 50 00 

20325 Pay roll, South Main street 1,641 27 

20339 Pay roll, period ending December 19 5 45 

20248 Barker L. Cramton, gravel 53 40 

30253 Pay roll, period ending January 2 447 75 



$3,551 B0 



SIDEWALK DEPARTMENT 



19402 Pay roll, period ending January 17 $47 58 

19409 Pay roll, period ending January 31 51 26 

19451 Adams' & Densmore, concrete work 67 50 

19453 Pay roll, period ending February 14 136 97 

19466 Pay roll, period ending February 38 34 28 

19475 W. H. Brooks, sand 33 75 

19516 Pay roll, period ending Mareh 14 8 45 

19541 Adams & Densmore, concrete work 410 67 

19543 Pay roll, period ending April 4 7 83 

19597 Pay roll, period ending April 18 1 74 

19776 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight on forms 1 71 

19786 Malone Conerete Steel Form Co., forms 300 00 

19913 Pay roll, period ending September 5 11 73 

30001 Pay roll, period ending October 3 155 39 

20054 Pay roll, period ending October 17 191 14 

30081 Pay roll, period ending October 31 167 93 

30086 Lincoln Iron Works, iron rods 42 93 

20090 Dunn Brothers, eoal bods 90 

20093 Chaffee Lumber Co., lumber 1245 

20004 W. 0. Landoa & Co., tools 14 67 

20125 Jas. McLaughlin's Est., gravel 12 50 



CITY OF RUTLAND 
No. 

20129 S. P. Curtis & Son, cement JJTS 

20143 Pay roll, period ending November 14 . gST 10 

20148 W. H. Brooks sand "i2 15 

20163 Pay roll, period ending December 5 284 66 

201S8 Lincoln Iron Works, iron rods 11 80 

30169 W. C. Landon & Co., cement, etc ' 124 36 

30174 S. P. Curtis & Son, cement m m 

20175 H. F. Noyes, lumber .,*.....»..*.***. 5 45 

20207 Billings & Davis, tools 5 »g 

20309 W. H. Brooks, sand ' 130 50 

20210 ]£. A. Sawyer & Co., twine ' 40 

20339 Pay roll, period ending December 19 « 

30234 W. BT. Brooks, sand , £ JJ 

20245 Billings & Davis, paper ' ' " [ s 5[) 

30248 B, L. Cramton, gravel 81 40 

30353 Pay roll, period ending January 3 252 80 

30264 Dunn Brothers, coal hods 1 30 

30263 W. C. Landon & Co., cement, etc . . ^, 

20267 S. Terrill & Son, repairing snow plows . .... .,.* *H "\ 6 13 



$3,039 13 



SEWER DEPARTMENT 

4 

19402 Pay roll, period ending January 17 a: . 

19409 Pay roll, period ending January 31 ... „ !f 

19413 A. C. Grover, part of January salary . ' * 

19416 Chaffee Lumber Co.. sewer pi pe t ,,'..'.'Z 7 00 

19452 A, H. Pierce, repairing sewer " „ r 

19453 Pay roll, period ending February 14 '. '. '. „, Z'' 
19466 Pay roll, period ending February 38.. ' !! Z 

19*69 A. C. Grover, part of Februarv salary 7*7. 

19507 Lincoln Iron Works, casting " J! 

19516 Pay roll, period ending March 14 . " It 

19542 Pay roll, period ending April 4 " „ 
19578 A. C. Grover, part of March salary .. ' I * 

19597 Pay roll, period ending April 18 .... . " " " I ? 
19600 Edson Mfg. Co., acet. engine and pump ..\" ™ " 

19615 Bilhngs & Davis, tools ... 

19631 Pay roll, period ending May s .' ." ] .' "''ZZZl 507 98 



51 



ANNUAL RE POET 



No. 

19634 Lincoln Iron "Works, hose bibb 

19630 Standard Oil Co., kerosene oil 

19631 Chaffee Lumber Co., sewer pipe and lumber 

19633 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmi thing 

1963+ George E. Lassor, mirror 

19635 S. P. Curtis & Son, cement 

19636 Holmes Iron Co., forms, rods, etc. •■■ 

19637 H. F. Noyes, lumber 

19666 P. IT. Remington, services! and supplies 

1966™ Pay roll, period ending May 16 

19673 Portland Stoneware Co., sewer pipe 

19675 Holmes Iron Co., iron 

19688 Pay roll, period ending May 30 

19693 S. P. Curtis & Son, cement - 

19694 TV, C. Landon & Co., tools, etc. 

19701 Dunn Brothers, wire ■ 

19703 Chaffee Lumber Co., sewer pipe 

19704 TL P. Noyes, lumber 

19705 The Combination Cash Store Co., rubber boots 

19726 Belleville & Gravel, blaeksmithing 

19727 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 

19741 Pay roll, period ending June 13 

19751 Edson Mfg. Co., valve 

19791 A. C. Grover, part of April and May salary . . 

19764 Pay roll, period ending June 30 ' 

19779 Standard Oil Co., kerosene oil 

19784 American Sewer Pipe Co., sewer pipe 

19785 Rutland Railroad Co., freight on sewer pipe . . 
197 S7 Chaffee Lumber Co., sewer pipe and lumber , . . 

1978S S. P. Curtis & Son, cement 

19789 W. C. Landon & Co., tools, etc 

19791 Lincoln Iron "Works, oakum 

19816 P. H. Remington, sewer work 

19817 A. C. Grover, part of June salary 

19818 Pay roll, period ending July 18 

19839 Pay roll, period ending August 1 

19843 A. .C. Grover,. part of July salary 

19848 Rutland M'fg. Company, stakes 

19853 S. P. Curtis & Son, cement 

19854 Miles-Chapman Co., stake chain , 

19865 Belleville & Gravel, blaeksmithing 

1988 3 The Combination Cash Store Co., rubber boots 

1988S W. C. Landon & Co., tools and lime 



Amount 




8-5 


ry 


00 


58 


48 


3 


25 




25 


149 


30 


1 4.7 


27 


33 


] o 


128 




494 


88 


196 


57 


42 


84 


35S 


83 


127 


00 








78 


1 


02 


34 


15 


30 


00 


5 


96 




90 


38 


60 


293 


41 




75 


83 


32 


270 


11 


3 


50 


854 


96 


419 


02 


140 


70 


37 


80 


7 


96 


1 

x 


i J 


37 


98 


41. 


67 


325 


39 


37S 


95- 


41 


66 


4 


00 


26 


80 




35 


5 


50 


11 


92 


3 


25 



CITY OP RUTLAND 55 

No. Amount 

19890 E. H. Remington, services and supplies 46 77 

19893 Pay roll, period ending August 15 300 03 

19913 Pay roll, period ending September 5 519 36 

19917 A. C. Grover, part of August salary . 41 66 

19918 Lincoln Iron Works-, eastings, etc 256 21 

19919 W. C. Landon & Co., tools, etc 9 04 

19926 S. P. Curtis & Son, cement 16 00 

19938 Billings & Davis, tools and rope 9 60 

19931 W. S. Smith, Co., rubber boots 38 50 

19933 Chaffee Lumber Co., sewer pipe, etc 73 1.7 

19967 Pay roll, period ending September 19 57 06 

20002 Pay roll, period ending October 3 418 18 

20005 A. C, Grover, part of September salary 41 67 

2O009 S. P. Curtis & Son, cement 16 00 

20013 W. C. Landon & Co., handles 3 65 

20014 Chaffee Lumber Co., sewer pipe 81 93 

20040 Billings & Davis, shovels 17 25 

20051 Standard Oil Co., kerosene oil 3 50 

30054 Pay roll, period ending October 17 334 04 

2O081 Pay roll, period ending October 31 379 25 

20085 A. C. Grover, part of October salary 41 66 

20090 Dunn Brothers, dynamite, etc 12 86 

20093 Chaffee Lumber Co., brick, etc 11 53 

20094 W. C, Landon & Co., handles 3 00 

20129 S. P. Curtis & Son, cement 34 00 

20142 Pay roll, period ending November 14 260 43 

30147 J. II. Honette, blaeksmithing 25 45' 

20163 Pay roll, period ending December 5, 1914 67 58 

20167 A. C. Grover, part of November salary 41 66 

20172 Standard Oil Co., kerosene oil 2 50 

201 76 Chaffee Lumber Co., sower pipe . , 8 04 

20339 Pay roll, period ending December 19 Ill 64 

20245 Billings & Davis, rope, etc 1 06 

20253 Pay roll, period ending January 2 89 59 

20361 Perrin, Seamans & Co^ sewer rods and wormers .... 16 53 

20262 Chaffee Lumber Co., sewer pipe 3 96 

20266 ^Rutland Railroad Co., freight on rods, etc 35 

20323 Belleville & Gravel, blaeksmithing 5 95 

20326 A. C. Grover, part of December salary 41 66 



$9,579 10 



56 



ANNUAL REPORT 



WATER DEPARTMENT 



No. 
19401 
19 403 
19407 
19409 
19412 
19415 
19421 
19422 
19427 
19431 
15)432 
19433 
19435 
19441 
19442 
19448 
19447 
19450 
19453 
19457 
19460 
19464 
19465 
19466 
19469 
19474 
19476 
194S9 
19490 
19491 
19492 
10495 
19506 
19507 
19509 
19511 
19513 
19515 
19516 



Amount 

Interest on bonds $525 0O 

Pay roll, period ending January 17 194 84 

C, H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 27 50 

Pay roll, period ending January 31 , 235 24 

A. 0. Grover, part of January salary 16 67 

E. D. Keyes & Co., salt 3 06 

Dunn Brothers, dipper, etc 1 76 

The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight bills 10 81 

The Herald, advertisement S>4 

Rensselaer Valve Co., valve 10 74 

The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 10 78 

C, H. Kinney, assisting treasurer 27 50 

II. B. Whittier, stamps and express 5 66 

Belleville & Gravelle, blacksinithing 1 00 

H, Mueller Mfg. Co., service boxes , , 82 56 

New England T, & T. Co., service 1 50 

Dr. F. H. Gebhardt, paid postage and express 1 65 

H. Mueller Mfg. Co., tapping machine 67 50 

Pay roll, period ending February 14 117 24 

The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 10 78 

0. H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer . . '. 32 50 

Paid for Hinckley water rights, Men don 1,200 00 

Paid for Hinckley farm, Mendon 800 00 

Pay roll, period ending February 38 230 71 

A. C. Grover, part of February salary 16 67 

E. D. Keyes & Co., salt 3 71 

Murray Printing Co., printing 2 00 

Manning Mfg. Co., packing and repairs 510 

Standard Oil Co., gasoline 9 38 

The Ashcroft Mfg. Co., eharts for gauge ■. 5 10 

C. H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 32 50 

H. B. Whittier, stamps, etc., recording fees, Mendon . . 5 80 

Rutland Machine & Auto Co., screws 10 

Lincoln Iron Works, waste and tees 1 35 

Dr. F. H. Gebhardt, paid postage and express 1 50 

New England T. &' T. Co., service 1 50 

Rntland R. L. & P. Co., batteries 1 50 

Hugh Duffy, coal 7 06 

Pay roll, period ending March 14 SO 52' 



CITY OF RUTLAND 57 

No. Amount 

19529 The Tuttle Co., boxes 1 20 

19531 The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 10 74 

19532 C. H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 33 5 IT 

19534 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight bills 6 79 

19535 W. S. Smith Co., rubber boots 27 00 

19541 Adams & Densmore, concrete work 30 07 

19542 Pay roll, period ending April 4 , 255 95 

19550 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 50 

19552 Dunn Brothers, dipper 1 50 

19564 M. J. Francisco & Son, insurance premium 5 67 

19568 The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 13 00 

19573 II. E. Whittier, stamps 5 00 

19575 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., thawing water pipes, etc., . ... 137 37 

19577 Paid for St ebbing property, Mendon 500 00 

19578 A. C. Grover, part of March salary 16 67 

19581 C, H Kinney, assisting city treasurer 32 50 

19585 Dr. F. H. Gebhardt, paid postage and express 1 86 

19589 F. R. Blanchard, part of salary as commissioner of 

public works i 100 00 

19595 Hugh Dnffy, coal and slabs 9 35 

19597 Pay roll, period ending April 18 147 72 

19600 Edson Mfg. Co., engine and pump 33 0O 

19609 Rensselaer Valve Co., valves 133 00 

19610 The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 11 49 

19611 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight 7 30 

19613 Interest on bonds 2,300 00 

19614 Interest on refunding note 40 00 

19619 C, H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 32 50 

19621 Pay roll, period ending May 2 239 80 

19624 Lincoln Iron Works, supplies 5 34 

19628 W. C. Landon & Co., tools and handles 4 40 

19630 Standard Oil Co., gasoline *. . . . 11 01 

10633 Belleville & Gravel, blacksinithing 2 05 

19647 A. J. Novak Printing Co., printing 5 25 

19648 The Ludlow Valve Mfg. Co., hydrants 191 09 

19649 C, H. Kinney, assisting dty treasurer 33 50 

19652 H. B*. Whittier, recording fees, Mendon 50 

1965S Dr. P. H. Gebhardt, paid postage and express 1 68 

19665 New England T. & T. Co., service 150 

19670 Pay roll, period ending May 16 191 55 

19677 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight bills 3 91 

19678 C. H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 33 50 

19679 The Rutland Garage Co., auto to Mendon 4 00 



58 ANNUAL REPORT 

Amount 

11)680 The Bow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 10 75 

19683 A, H. Byers Co., galv. iron pipe 47 03 

3 9687 Pay roll, water inspection 40 00 

19691 Pay roll, period ending May 30 461 03' 

1 9693 S. P. Curtis & Son, cement 1 60 

19693 Lincoln Iron Works, supplies 25 40 

19604 W. C. Landon & Co., sperm oil 1 00 

19702 Parker & Ryan, Mnges, file, etc 2 05 

19703 Chaffee Lumber Co., lumber 7 80 

19716 Manning Mfg. Co., oil IB 3D 

19717 C. II. Kinney, assisting eity treasurer 32 50 

19719 H. B, Whittier, stamps 5 00 

19726 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmithing 1 50 

19727 Rutland Railroad Company, freight bills 2 lii 

19730 The Tuttle Co., water rent book ;i 31.1 

19732 Dr. P. H. Gebhardt, postage, express and inspections. . 4 84 

19733 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 50 

19737 Rutland B. L. & P. Co., batteries, etc, 310 

19744 Pay roll, period ending June 13 igg 97 

19753 Interest on bontis 3^5 

19755 Paid for Thornton farm, Mendon 3 000 00 

19757 C. H. Kinney, assisting eity treasurer 33 50 

19760 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 1 7s 

19761 A. C. Q rover, part of April and May salary 83 34 

19762 Paid for Blandin water rights, Mendon* 750 00 

19763 Paid for Mageen water rights, etc. 300 00 

19767 Pay roll, period ending June 30 , 303 gg 

19768 H. Mueller Mfg. Co., cocks and couplings 309 29 

19769 Chadwick-Boston Load Co., lead pipe 44 71 

19770 C, H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 33 50 

19773 H. B. Whittier, recording Mendon deeds, express, etc. 5 19 

19775 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmithing 3 75 

19776 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight bills 6 91 

19779 Standard Oil Co., gasoline 10 53 

19785 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 4 o;; " 

19789 W. C. Landon & Co., tools and oil ., g jg 

19790 Rutland Machine & Auto Co., clamps, etc 90 

19791 Lincoln Iron Works, pipe, fittings, ete lie S7 

19798 Dodge, the Printer, printing 1* 50 

19799 The Chapman Talve Mfg. Co., couplings 9 50 

19800 Manning Mfg. Co., engine repairs ;J 1() 

19801 The Herald, advertising water rents 13 34 

19803 Rensselaer Valve Co., valve boxes ; i, uo 

f 



CITY OP RUTLAND 59 

$0. Amount 

19803 The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 21 81 

19812 New England T. & T, Co., service 1 50 

19813 Dr. P. H. Gebhardt, paid postage and express ...... 3 27 

19817 A, C. Grover, part June salary 41 66 

19821 Pay roll, period ending July 18 265 61 

19824 Murray Printing Co., rent notices 1 73 

19825 A. M, Byers Co., galv. iron pipe 186 81 

,19336 Builders Iron Foundry, special castings 121 99 

1 19827 The Ludlow Valve Mfg. Co., frost cases 51 98 

19838 H. Mueller Mfg. Co., spuds and repairs 29 33 

19835 C. H, Kinney, assisting city treasurer 33 50 

19842 Pay roll, period ending August 1 266 03 

19843 A. C. Grover, part of July salary 41 67 

19844 Lincoln Tron Works, supplies S3 70 

19849 Rutland Mfg. Co., stakes, ete . . 5 00 

19850 Standard Oil Co., gasoline 7 35 

19857 Hugh Duffy, slabs 4 50 

19865 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmithing 4 25 

19866 H, Mueller Mfg. Co., service boxes 82 56 

19S07 John Pox & Co., cast iron pipe 336 71 

19868 C. R. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 32 50 

198 71 H, B. Whittier, stamps, express, etc 13 00 

19881 Warren-Reed Electric Co., batteries 1 50 

19885 Dr. P. H, Gebhardt, paid postage and express 1 60 

19888 W. C. Landon & Co., hammers, ete 4 88 

19889 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 50 

19891 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 18 23 

19895 Pay roll, period ending August 15 307 16 

1*898 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight bills 17 63 

19900 The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 11 43 

19901 Ware Coupling & Nipple Co., couplings, etc 12 18 

19902 National Meter Company, meters 531 75 

19903 Thomson Meter Company, meters 352 80 

19904 Pittsburgh Meter Co., meters 150 41 

19905 The Herald, advertising water rents , 10 00 

19906 C. H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 32 50 

19916 Pay roll, period ending September 5 393 62 

19917 A. C. Grover, part of August salary 41 67 

1991S Lincoln Iron Works, supplies 4 46 

19919 W. C. Landon & Co., sperm oil 1 10 

19925 Parker & Ryan, steel 3 68 

19937 Dunn Brothers, exploders, ete 3 01 

19938 Billings & Davis, tools 1 95 



(50 ANNUAL REPORT 

No. Amount 

19933 New England T. & T. Co 1 50 

19935 Warren-Reed Electric Co., batteries, etc 1 20 

19943 The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 10 HO 

19943 Andrew J, Morse & Sou, expansion rings 3 00 

19944 National Meter Co., repairs 3 10 

19345 The Creamery Package Mfg. Co., lumber 13 T9 

19946 C. H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 32 50 

19949 H. B. Whittier, stamps and express 5 13 

19959 Dr. F. H. Gebhardt, inspections, etc , 40 19 

19960 H. Mueller Mfg. Co., cocks, couplings, etc 70 94 

19961 Eliza E. Rose, building fence 13 33 

19964 Water rent rebates 10 50 

19970 Pay roll, period ending September 19 116 97 

19974 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmith in g S 05 

19950 The Eord Meter Box Co., meter box covers 11 HI 

19981 The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 14 13 

19990 City of Burlington, bleaching powder 11 40 

19993 Paid for Davig farm, Mendon 3,350 00 

19994 O. H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 33 50 

30000 Appropriation for changing Mendon road 1,000 00 

3O004 Pay roll, period ending October 3 308 02 

20005 A. C. G rover, part of September salary 41 67 

20008 Lincoln, Iron Works, specials, etc 29 05 

20010 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 79 

30015 Warren-Heed Electric Co., batteries, etc • 3 30 

30027 H. Mueller Mfg. Co., couplings, etc 14 35 

30038 The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 13 60 

30039 C. H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 33 50 

30035 H. B. Whittier, paid express $1 69 

20040 Billings & Davis, shovels 11 50 

20041 Rutland E. L. & P. Co., repairs, Merchants Row 64 50 

20042 Dunn Brothers, repairs 55 

30043 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmithing 3 30 

20046 New England T. & T. Co., serviee 1 50 

30048 Dr. P. H. Gebhardt, inspections, etc 41 80 

20049 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight bills 7 76 

30051 Standard Oil Co., gasoline 35 13 

20061 Rutland News Company, advertising water rents 25 15 

20065 The Ashcroft Mfg. Co., cover for gauge 2 00 

20066 The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 14 07 

20073 C. H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 32 50 

30074 IntereBt on bonds 3,300 00 

20075 Pay roll, period ending October 17 149 96 

» 



CITY OP RUTLAND 01 

No. Amount 

30076 Sinking fund appropriation 3,335 00 

200S4 Pay roll, period ending October 31 307 09 

300S5 A. C. Grover, part of October salary 41 67 

20086 Lincoln Iron Works, pipe, etc 33 40 

20090 Dunn Brothers, wicking , 10 

20091 Warren -Reed Electric Co., battery 30 

20092 Standard Oil Co., gasoline 7 35 

20105 H. A. Sawyer & Co., broom . 40 

20110 The Ford Meter Box Co., meter box covers 13 14 

30111 Edward Dana, searching records -■ 55 00 

20112 The Ludlow Valve Mfg. Co., gaskets 4 29 

20113 National Meter Co., meter, etc 126 08 

20114 The Bow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 14 89 

30115 C. H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 33 50 

20118 H. B. Whittier, stamps and express 8 35 

30132 Rutland Mfg. Co., derrick leg, etc 4 IS 

20134 Dr. I 1 . H. Gebhardt, paid postage and express 4 85 

20141 Interest on refunding note 40 00 

20145 Pay roll, period ending November 14 213 07 

20149 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 50 

20162 C. R. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 33 50 

20166 Pay roil, period ending December 5 315 50 

30167 A. C, Grover, part of November salary 41 67 

20168 Lincoln Iron Works, repairs and supplies 36 71 

20172 Standard Oil Co., gasoline 9 93 

20173 Dunn Brothers, sprinkler, etc 1 4S 

20178 Belleville & Gravel, blacksmithing 2 70 

20183 Warren -Reed Electric Co., batteries 1 SO 

20190 Dr. E. H. Gebhardt, paid postage and express 1 71 

20194 W. S. Smitk Co., rubber boots 5 50 

20195 E. D. Keyes & Co., salt 96 

20196 The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 13 62 

20197 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 1 77 

30198 C. H Kinney, assisting city treasurer 32 50 

30305 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 50 

20307 Billings & Davis, shovels and tape S 85 

20218 The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 13 48 

20219 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight bills 10 67 

20330 Boston Belting Co., rubber packing . 40 60 

20221 Rensselaer Valve Co., valves 79 10 

20236 Chas. H. Landon, error, water rents 3 00 

30337 Richards & Co., pig lead 86 98 

20333 Pay roll, period ending December 19 185 37 



62 ANNUAL REPORT 

y Amount 

30336 United States Cast Iron Pipe & F, Co., pipe 273 69 

2U337 Builders Iron Foundry, special tastings 80 74 

20338 Hugh Puffy, slabs 3 04 

20239 Towtt of. Rutland, taxes 29 78 

30240 Murray Printing Co., meter bills 5 50 

30241 C. H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 32 50 

20242 The Delaware & Hudson Co., freight on pipe 44 96 

20246 H. B. Whittier, stamps and express 4 70 

20247 The Ludlow Vale Mfg. Co., hydrants 186 OS 

30251 Rensselaer Valve Co., valves 72 00 

30356 Pay roll, period ending January 2 317 42 

20257 Lincoln Iron Works, felt, etc 48 79 

20259 Belleville & Grave], blacksmithing 2 50 

20290 S. P. Curtis & Son, shavings 5 60 

30362 Chaffee Lumber Co., lumber 6 68 

20264 Dunn Brothers, ladle, pipe, etc 4 90 

20266 Rutland Railroad Company, freight bills 15 49 

20304 E. D. Keyes & Co., salt 1 27 

20305 Edson Mfg. Co., valves 1 17 

20306 Parker & Ryan, nails 2 10 

20307 The Dow Chemical Co., bleaching powder 14 02 

30308 C. H. Kinney, assisting city treasurer 32 50 

20311 H. B. Whittier, stamped envelopes, etc t S3 

20315 Dr. F. H, Gebhardt, paid postage and express 1 94 

20324 Water rent rebates ■ ■ 4 00 

20325 II. O. Carpenter, services and expenses, Mendon 

property 54S 85 

30326 A. C. Grover, part of December salary 41 67 



$31,629 16 



FIRE DEPARTMENT 

19404 Pay roll, one-half month $329 66 

19405 W, E. Gilman, trucking hose 3 00 

19411 Pay roll, one-half mouth 508 54 

19414 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed 7 95 

19418 Burditt Bros., feed " 13 58 

19419 West Disinfecting Co., disinfectant 17 00 

19420 BT. C. Farrar, insurance premium 13 50 

19421 Dunn Brothers, metal polish and duster .- 5 10 



CITY OF RUTLAND 63 

No. Amount 

19443 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, etc. 35 67 

19444 C. W. Speneer, ambulance service 2 50 

19446 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 00 

19448 Mrs. L. A. Wbod, laundry work 3 43 

19455 Pay roll, one-half month 348 16 

19468 Pay roll, one-half month 438 66 

19470 H. A. Sawyer & Co., mops 2 00 

19471 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed 2 24 

19474 E. D. Keyes & Co., soap, etc 9 50 

19477 Burditt Bros., feed 23 02 

19487 Dunn Brothers, grate bar, ete 3 23 

19488 American -La France F. E. Co., pole snaps 2 70 

19495 H. B. Whittier, paid express 22' 

19500 X. Brooks, re-seating chairs 3 70 

19501 A. A, Prouse, coffee, etc., for firemen 11 40 

19502 Mrs. L. A. Wood, laundry work 2 90 

19503 D. A. Barker, teams 5 50 

19508 S. Terrill & Son, repairing wagons 36 80 

19506 Rutland Machine & Auto Co., repairs 60 

19511 New England T, & T. Co., service 1 00 

19512 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, ete. 33 90 

3 9515 Hugh Duffy, coal 68 20 

19518 Pay roll, one-half month 333 73 

19520 Northern Produce Co., hay 41 31 

19540 The Surprise Dept. Store Co., clothing 48 «5 

19544 Pay roll, one-half month 428 25 

3 9545 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed 2 27 

19550 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 00 

19551 Burditt Bros., feed 17 86 

19553 Dunn Brothers, boiler 9 78 

19553 W, 8. Smith Co., rubber boots 23 75 

19575 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., work of fire alarm, etc. 32S 26 

19583 Mrs. L. A. Wood, laundry work 3 83 

19588 Francis Tracy, part of salary as commissioner of 

public safety 10<; 00 

19595 Hugh Duffy, coal 37 43 

1D599 Pay roll, one-half month 309 16 

19603 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bill 83 

19615 Billings & Davis, harness soap SO 

19623 Pay roll, one-half month 435 S3 

19625 Dunn Brothers, repairing bowl ; 1 47 

19Q30 Standard Oil Co., kerosene oil . .'. 2 00 

19632 Burditt Bros., feed 34 01 



*4 ANNUAL EEPOET 

No- Amount 

19640 D. A. Barker, teams 2 00 

10641 P. L. Pelkey, shoeing horses , , , . 9 25 

10643 Northern Produce Co., hay , , , l 05 

19656 Rutland E. L. & P. Co., lights, ete 27 32 

19663 Mrs. L. A. Wood, laundry work 4 S3 

19(563 Hugh Duffy, coal 23 27 

19665 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 00 

19669 Pay roll, one-half month 315 41 

19685 Henry K. Barnes & Co., soda ., , 3 36 

19690 Pay roll, one-half month 452 83 

19701 Dunn Brothers, duster 2 03 

19706 H. A. Sawyer & Co., mops 3 00 

19707 Harry LaV alley, shoeing horses 11 60 

19727 Rutland Railroad Co., freight bills 35 

19738 Mrs. L. A. "Wood, laundry work 7 IS 

19729 Bnrditt Bros., feed 38 31 

19731 Hngh Duffy, coal 29 73 

19733 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 00 

19737 Eutland R. L. & P, Co., lights, etc. 34 34 

19743 Pay roll, one-half month 339 16 

19748 Clausen Shoe Company, repairs 65 

19743 Billings & Davis, repairs and supplies 7 72 

19766 Pay roll, one-half month 456 08 

19772 H. B. Whittier, paid express 30 

19777 Joseph Gagnon, hay , 138 08 

19779 Standard Oil Co., kerosene oil 3 00 

19780 H. A. Sawyer & Co., brooms 1 19 

19783 Hugh Duffy, coal 72 33 

19783 Burditt Bros., feed 19 70 

19789 W. C. Landon & Co., supplies 4 70 

19792 Rutland Garage Co., oil, etc 3 30 

1980S Eutland E. L, & P. Co., lights, etc 38 15 

19809 Dunn Brothers, dusters 1 30 

19810 J. H. Monette, horse shoeing- 3 75" 

19811 Mrs. L. A. "Wood, laundry work 5 11 

19812 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 00 

19815 H, C. Farrar, insurance premiums . . . 13 73 

19816 P. H. Remington, stall beds, ete 136 73 

10S30 Pay roll, one-half month 339 10 

19833 Boston Belting Co., hose 352 SO 

19S41 Pay roll, one-half mouth 456 5S 

19853 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed 7 50 

19857 Hugh Duffy, coal ,. 8 84 



CITY OP EUTLAND 65 

No. Amount 

10858 S. Terrill & Son, repairing wagon 13 15 

19859 A. J. Novak Printing Co., printing 3 50 

19860 Burditt Bros., feed 30 83 

19861 James J. Pay, record hook 5 00 

19S62 Dunn Brothers, repairs - 135 

19871 H. B. Whittier, paid express 88 

19S75 Eutland E. L. & P. Co., lights, ete. 38 03 

10S7H George E. Lassor, medicine 75 

19882 Mrs, L. A. "Wood, laundry work 3 87 

19884 P. L. Pelkey, horse shoeing 9 75 

19889 New England T. & T. Co., service , 1 00 

19894 Pay roll, one-half month 339 16 

19915 Pay roll, one-half month 459 58 

19919 W. C. Landon & Co., repairs 1 00 

19926 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed 7 80 

19938 Billings & Davis, chamois skins 3 30 

19932 Chaffee Lumber Co., lumber 150 

19933 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 00 

19934 D. A. Barker, teams 3 00 

19935 Warren -Reed Co., installing box 8 98 

19953 Rutland H. L. & P. Co., lights, etc. 46 65 

19957 Burditt Bros., feed 8 07 

19965 W. B. Pratt, hay 79 86 

19966 M,rs. L, A. "Wood, laundry work - - 5 0O 

19969 Pay roll, one-half month 356 16 

19977 H. C. Parrar, insurance premiums 373 50' 

19991 D. A. Barker, teams, carnival 18 00 

19992 Burt Powell, banners, carnival 2 00 

20003 Pay roll, one-half month ' 468 62 

30013 W. C. Landon &■ Co., bridles 3 00 

30016 Burditt Bros., feed 13 66 

20041 Rutland E. L. & P. Co., lights, etc 17 05 

20046 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 00 

30047 J. H. Monette, horse shoeing 9 50 

30051 Standard Oil Co., kerosene oil 3 00 

30056 Pay roll, one-half month 316 66 

300S3 Pay Toll, one-half month 437 83 

20094 "W. C. Landon & Co., soap ' 3 00 

20095 Burditt Bros., feed 11 70 

30118 H. B. Whittier, paid for quilts * 54 

20124 Mrs. L. A. Wood, laundry work 4 92 

20139 S. P. Curtis & Son., feed IS 00 

20131 J. H, Eitapence, truck, carnival 4 00 

30144 Pay roll, one-half month 309 16 

(5) 



66 ANNUAL REPORT 

Amount 

30147 J. H. Monette, horse shoeing 3 50 

30149 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 00 

20151 George E. Lassor, sponges 2 50 

20160 Rutland E. L. & P. Co., lights, etc 14 40 

30165 Pay roil, one half month 453 33 

20173 Standard Oil Co., kerosene oil 3 0O 

30173 Dunn Brothers, repairs 16 05 

20174 S. P. Cnrtis & Son, feed 9 00 

30177 A. J, Novak Printing Co., letter heads 1 35 

30183 A. H. Abraham, sponges 1 off 

30184 Rutland Garage Co., oil and repairs 6 85 

30185 Board of School Commissioners, ground rent of Niek- 

wackett building to July 1, 1914 , , 18 0O 

20186 The Kinox Company, kinox, ete 75 

20187 Rutland Mfg. Co., lumber 6 45 

30188 E. L. Pelkey, horse shoeing 11 45 

20189 Burditt Bros., feed 13 91 

30305 New England T. & T. Co., service 1 00 

20206 Rutland H. L, & P. Co., lights, ete. 17 30 

20207 Billings & Davis, glass, etc 40 

20212 D. A. Barker, teams and use of horse 80 00 

30313 Mrs. Li A. Wood, laundry work 4 63 

30331 Pay roll, one-half month 319 06 

20233 D. A. Barker, horse 175 00 

30255 Pay roll, one-half month 413 58 

20260 S. P. Curtis & Son, feed 18 00 

20263 W. C. Landon & Co., straps and duster a 35 

30264 Dunn Brothers, grate and dusters 3 70 

30267 S. Terrill & Son, repairing wagons 22 40 

20269 Burditt Bros., feed 17 34 

20316 Hugh Duffy, coal ' ' 67 01 

30317 Mrs. L, A. Wood, laundry work 3 4 g 

20319 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, ete. 15 80 

20321 E, A. Sawyer & Co., brooms .*. , . 4 S7 

30333 J. E, Monette, horse shoeing g 40 



$12,382 72 



CITY OF RUTLAND 



If 



POLICE DEPARTMENT 

No. Amourat 

19403 Pay roll, one-half month $196 17 

19410 Pay roll, one-half month 190 16 

19417 A. Kruse, repairing overcoats 1 00 

19435 H. B, Whittier, paid for stamps 1 00 

19443 Rutland R. L. & P. Co , repairs and batteries. , . 3 75 

19446 New England T. & T. Co., service and tolls IS 24 

19454 Pay roll, one-half month 188 17 

19467 Pay roll, one-half month 194 17 

10476 Murray Printing Co., printing 2 25 

1951 1 New England T. & T. Co., service and tolls 15 84 

19512 Rutland R, L. & P. Co., batteries, etc , 1 40 

19517 Pay roll, one-half month 188 16 

19543 Pay roll, one-half month 186 17 

19550 New England T. * T. Co., service and tolls 13 94 

19575 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., repairs and supplies 18 37 

19588 Francis Tracy, part of salary as commissioner of public 

safety 100 00 

19598 Pay roll, one-half month 185 17 

19604 John B. Steams, pillows 2 50 

19616 Ross-Euntress Co., bedding 5 30 

19622 Pay roll, one-half month 186 16 

19639 C. W. Spencer, mattresses 9 24 

19656 Rutland R.L.& P. Co., repairs, etc 8 00 

19665 New England T. & T. Co., service and tolls 17 09 

19668 Pay roll, one-half month 188 17 

19674 Charles Sterns & Co., blankets 5 00 

19689 Pay roll, one-half month 196 21 

19733 New England T. & T. Co., service and tolls 15 98 

19737 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., batteries 80 

19742 Pay roll, one-half month 19117 

19765 Pay roll, one-half month 204 16 

19808 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., batteries 60 

19812 New England T. & T. Co., service and tolls 15 48 

19819 Pay roll, one-half month 216 17 

19840 Pay roll, one-half month 234 17 

19855 The E. Boward Clock Co., record dials 16 00 

19856 Marsden Electric Co., batteries 1 20 

19871 H. B. Whittier, paid express 30 

19875 Rutland R. L, & P. Co., spring 25 

19881 Warren-Reed Electric Co., batteries . 60 



ffi ANNUAL REPORT 

No* Amount 

19889 New England T. & T. Co., service and tolls 18 18 

19893 Pay roll, one-half month 216 17 

19914 Pay roll, one-half month 220 10 

19933 New England T. & T. Co., service and tolls 15 18 

19949 H. B. Whittier, paid for stamps 1 00 

19953 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., spring, etc 85 

19962 8. M. Spencer Mfg. Co,, badges. 9 10 

19968 Pay roll, one-half month 372 17 

20002 Pay roll, one-half month 223 16 

20015 Warren-Reed Electric Co., batteries and repairs 4 00 

20040 Billings & Davis, locks 4 50 

20046 New England T. & T. Co., service and tolls M 16 67 

20055 Pay roll, one-half month 218 17 

20082 Pay roll, one-half month . 214 16 

20091 Warren-Reed Electric Co., batteries 60 

20096 Marsden Electric Co., changing light and signal 14 81 

20143 Pay roll, one-half month * 186 17 

20149 New England T. & T. Co., service and tolls 21 28 

20150 H. Greenland, repairing overcoats 12 50 

20164 Pay roll, one-half month . 190 17 

20177 A. J. Novak Printing Co., letter heads 1 25 

20181 Marsden Electric Co., batteries, etc 2 80 

201S2 Warren-Reed Electric Co., batteries 1 40 

20205 New England T. & T. Co., service and tolls 15 08 

20206 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., repairs. 25 22 

20211 Francis Tracy, repairing sink 4 20 

20230 Pay roll, one-half month . 187 17 

20254 Pay roll, one-half month 184 17 

20265 Marsden Electric Co , repairing signal system 16 00 

20268 Rutland Alfg. Co., repairing chairs and table 2 75 



35,417 55 



LIGHT ACCOUNT 

19443 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, January $1,201 40 

19512 Rutland R. L. .& P. Co., lights, February 1,196 40 

19575 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, March 1,191 55 

19656 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, April 1,194 95 

19737 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, May 1,185 40 

19808 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, June 1,189 55 



CITY OP RUTLAND . 69 

No. Amount 

19875 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, July 1,193 65 

19953 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, August 1,191 02 

20041 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, September 1,250 99 

20160 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, October 1,275 77 

20206 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, November 1,283 97 

20246 H. B. Whittier, stamps . 9 00 

20270 A. J. Novak Printing Co., printing 1 25 

20319 Rutland R. L. & P. Co., lights, December 1,290 25 



$14,655 15 



DEPARTMENT OF CHARITIES 
AND CORRECTIONS 

19440 Peter Brousseau, overseer of the poor, expenses of dept. 

January $388 73 

19498 Peter Brousseau, overseer of the poor, expenses of dept., 

February 397 10 

19570 Peter Brousseau, overseer of the poor, expenses of dept., 

March 427 25 

19650 Peter Brousseau, overseer of the poor, expenses of dept., 

April 279 30 

19725 Peter Brousseau, overseer of the poor, expenses of dept., 

May 284 69 

19804 Peter Brousseau, overseer of the poor, expenses of dept., 

June 373 22 

19869 Peter Brousseau, overseer of the poor, expenses of dept., 

July 239 26 

19947 Peter Brousseau, overseer of the poor, expenses of dept., 

August 401 26 

20033 Peter Brousseau, overseer of the poor, expenses of dept., 

September - 587 06 

20116 Peter Brousseau, overseer of the poor, expenses of dept., 

October 381 90 

20179 Peter Brousseau, overseer of the poor, expenses of dept., 

November 501 85 

20309 Peter Brousseau, overseer of the poor, expenses of dept., 

December 486 28 



84,747 99 



70 



ANNUAL REPORT 



LIBRARY ACCOUNT 



No. Amount 

19664 Balance of "1913 appropriation $1,500 00 

19713 Amount due on 1914 appropriation 750 00 

20127 Amount flue on 1914 appropriation 750 00 



£3,000 00 



SALARY ACCOUNT 



1940S A. Scoville, salary as messenger 530 00 

19434 W. L. Davis, salary as treasurer, January 130 00 

19435 H. B. Whittier, 'salary as clerk and purchasing agent, 

January 125 0(5 

19436 A. Scoville, salary as messenger ; 30 00 

19437 C. Turner, salary as auditor 25 00 

1943S Jake Heyman, salary as auditor , 25 00 

19439 George C. Cobb, salary as auditor 25 00 

19461 A, Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

19493 W. L. Davis, salary as treasurer, February 130 00 

19494 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

19495 II. B. Whittier, salary as clerk and purchasing agent, 

February 125 00 

19533 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

19571 W. L. Davis, salary as treasurer, March 130 00 

19572 H. B. Whittier, salary as clerk and purchasing agent, 

March 125 00 

19573 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

19587 Henry C. Brislin, salary as mayor, 1913 200 00 

19590 Frank Conniff, salary as inspector of buildings 100 00 

19591 J. N. Woodfin, salary as sinking fund commissioner 25 00 

19592 N. K. Chaffee, salary as sinking fund commissioner 25 00 

19593 H. F. Field, salary as sinking fund commissioner 25 00 

19612 A. Scoville, salary as messenger, one-half month 30 00 

19fi20 Esther E. Anderson, assisting assessors 18 00 

19651 W. L. Davis, salary as treasurer, April 130 00 

19652 H. B. Whittier, salary as clerk and purchasing agent, 

April 125 00 

!9653 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 



CITY OF RUTLAND 71 

No. Amount 

19654 Esther E. Anderson, assisting assessors 16 00 

19681 Esther E. Anderson, assisting assessors 8 00 

19682 A. Sco ville, salary as messenger 30 00 

19718 W. L. Davis, salary as treasurer, May 130 00 

19719 II. B. Whittier, salary as clerk and purchasing agent, May. . 125 00 

19720 Esther E. Anderson, assisting assessors 12 00 

19721 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

19740 P. M. Meldon, salary as city attorney 100 00 

19758 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

19759 Esther E. Anderson, assisting assessors 1200 

19771 W. L. Davis, salary as treasurer, June, , 130 00 

19772 II. B. Whittier, salary as clerk and purchasing agent, and 

assisting assessors 200 00 

19773 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

19774 Esther E. Anderson, assisting assessors 18 00 

19830 A. Scoville, salary as messenger'. 30 00 

19831 Esther E. Anderson, assisting assessors. 12 00 

19832 C. Turner, auditing ascounts of school commissioners .... 7 50 

19833 Jake Heyman, auditing accounts of school commissioners . 7 50 

19834 George C. Cobb, auditing accounts of school commissioners. 7 50 

19870 W. L. Davis, salary as treasurer, July 130 00 

19871 H. B. Whittier, salary as clerk and purchasing agent, July 125 00 

19872 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30. 00 

19873 Esther E. Anderson, assisting assessors. . . P J , 12 00 

19910 A. Scoville, salary as messenger , , . 30 00 

19911 Esther E. Anderson, assisting assessors. 12 00 

19948 W, L. Davis, salary as treasurer, August 130 00 

19949 H. B. Whittier, salary as clerk and purchasing agent, 

August " 125 00 

19950 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

19951 Esther E. Anderson, assisting assessors 18 00 

19982 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

19983 Esther E. Anderson, assisting assessors 12 00 

19984 F. A. Field, 59 days' services as assessor. 177 00 

199S5 D. W. Temple, 58 days' services as assessor 174 00 

19986 J. B. Dyer, 57 days' services as assessor, 171 00 

20034 W. L. Davis, salary as treasurer, September . 130 00 

20035 H. B. Whittier, salary as clerk and purchasing agent, 

September 125 00 

20036 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

20037 Esther E. Anderson, assisting assessors 12 00 

20052 Frank Conniff, salary as inspector of buildings, one-half 

year ". 50 00 



72 



ANNUAL REPORT 



No. Amouat 

20067 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

20068 Esther E. Anderson, assisting clerk and assessors 120o 

20069 F. A. Field, 72 days' services, quadrennial appraisal 216 00 

20070 D. W. Temple, 67 days' services, quadrennial appraisal .... 201 00 

20071 J. B. Dyer, 67 days' services, quadrennial appraisal 201 00 

20117 W, L. Davis, salary as treasurer, October 130 00 

20118 H, B. Whit tier, salary as clerk and purchasing agent 125 00 

20119 A. Scovi lie, salary as messenger 30 00 

20120 Esther E. Anderson, assisting clerk 12 00 

20140 H. C. Brislin, salary as mayor, 1914 .. 100 00 

20158 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

20159 Esther E. Anderson, assisting clerk 12 00 

20199 W. L. Davis, salary as treasurer, November 130 00 

20200 H. B. Whittier, salary as clerk and purchasing agent Nov- 

ember 125 00 

20201 A. Scoville, salary as messenger. . .-. 30 00 

20202 Esther E. Anderson, assisting clerk 18 0O 

20228 P. M. Meldon, salary as city attorney, eight months. .... 6(5 67 

20244 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 

20310 W. L. Davis, salary as treasurer, December 130 00 

20311 H. B. Whittier, salary as clerk and purchasing agent, 

December 125 00 

20312 A. Scoville, salary as messenger 30 00 



$6,000 17 



HOSPITAL ACCOUNT 

19496 Amount due on appropriation $875 60 

19722 Amount due on appropriation 875 00 

19877 Amount due on appropriation 875 00 

20126 Amount due on appropriation. 875 00 



$3,500 00 



CITY OF RUTLAND 75 

INTEREST ACCOUNT 

jjo. Amount 

19458 Discount on temporary loan warrant No. 28 $456 49 

19497 Interest on bonds. 350 0O 

19575 Discount on temporary loan warrant No. 29 356 54 

19613 Interest on bonds 8,440 00 

19614 Interest on refunding note 100 00 

19655 Discount on temporary loan warrants Xos. 30 anil 31 374 00 

19739 Interest on bonds 500 00 

19754 Discount on temporary loan warrant No. 32 124 58 

19805 Discount on temporary loan warrants Nos. 33 and 34. ... 27S 14 

19837 Discount on temporary loan warrant No. 35 . . .... . . 106 25 

19952 Interest on bonds. . 350 00 

20074 Interest on bonds 8,440 00 

20141 Interest on notes ' 100 00 

20180 Interest on bonds .500 00 



#20,476 00 



TEMPORARY LOAN WARRANT ACCOUNT 

20053 Temporary- loan warrants, Nos. 27-35, inclusive ... $105,000 00 



LIQUOR ACCOUNT 

19752 Treasurer of State of Vermont , liquor license fees $12,350 00 



CITY COURT ACCOUNT 

19410 Amount returned on police pay roll #27 82 

19445 Mrs. A. F. Chaffee, meals for prisoners 20 75 

19454 Amount returned on police pay roll 11 10 

19467 Amount returned on police pay roll 8 43 

19513 Mrs, A, F, Chaffee, meals for prisoners 14 25 

19543 Amount returned on police pay roll 13 71 

19576 Mrs. A. F. Chaffee, meals for prisoners 16 75 



74 ANNUAL EE PORT 

No. "' 1 l ■ Amount 

19598 Amount returned on police pay roll 2 00 

19622 Amount returned on police, pay roll 9 75 

19657 Mrs. A. F. Chaffee, meals for prisoners 31 75 

19661 Vermont House of Correction, commitment fees 3 74 

19664 Jesse Young, paid for boarding prisoners 4 57 

19689 Amount returned on police pay roll 7 75 

19723 Mrs. A. P. Chaffee, meals for prisoners 18 00 

19724 William Kelley, cleaning police station , 4 00 

19736 Vermont House of Correction, commitment fees 5 44 

J 9765 Amount returned on police pay roll , 12 95 

19772 H. B. Whittier, paid for stamps 65 

19806 Vermont House of Correction, commitment teas 4 73 

19807 Mrs. A. F. Chaffee, meals for prisoners 22 00 

19840 Amount returned on police pay roll 29 00 

19871 H. B. Whittier, paid for laundry work 40 

19874 Thomas Horan, laundry work 1 10 

19879 Vermont House of Correction, commitment fees 3 40 

19880 Mrs. A. F, Chaffee, meals for prisoners 24 25 

19914 Amount returned on police pay roll 21 80 

19954 Mrs. A. F. Chaffee, meals for prisoners 28 20 

19955 Vermont House of Correction, commitment fees 5 78 

20002 Amount returned on police pay roll , , 16 50 

20035 H. B. Whittier, paid for laundry work 40 

20038 Mrs. A. F. Chaffee, meals for prisoners 36 30 

20039 Vermont House of Correction, commitment fees 8 50 

2O0S2 Amount returned on police pay roll 2 1 50 

20098 Parker & Ryan, glass and putty 1 Q0 

20 11 8 H. B. Whittier, paid for laundry work 75 

20121 William Kerrigan, repairing window, etc 1 15 

20135 Mrs. A F. Chaffee, meats for prisoners 39 60 

20143 Amount returned on police pay roll ... . 85 

20161 Vermont House of Correction, commitment fees 5 78 

201(54 Amount returned on police pay roll 15 95 

20203 Mrs. A. F. Chaffee, meals for prisoners 32 70 

20204 Vermont House of Correction, commitment feas 4 76 

20246 H. B. Whittier, paid for laundry work. . 40 

20254 Amount returned on police pay roll 14 85 

20313 Mrs. A. F. Chaffee, meals for prisoners , 27 60 

20314 Vermont House of Correction, commitment fees 2 69 



8585 95 



CITY OF RUTLAND 75 

DOG FUND 

19539 Burt P. Carr, hens killed by dogs " $250 

20327 C. C. Hewett, hens killed by dogs 6 00 

$& 50 



LIST OF EMPLOYEES ON PAY ROLLS 
RECEIVING $300.00 OR MORE 
DURING THE YEAR 

STREET. SEWER AND WATER DEPARTMENTS. 



A. G. Perry $1,604 IS 

E. J. Walsh 922 92 

John Howard 919 45 

J. E. Creed 851 70 

J. E. Creed (drawing gravel and contract for state road work) 2,136 04 

Robt. Ross 834 80 

E. E. Moore 803 55 

W. L. Williams 690 00 

P. Gaynor 683 42 

*C. D, Morse 670 88 

Thos. Brohan 644 10 

T. P. Mulhern 630 00 

F. W. Warren 628 00 

Mike McLaughlin ', '. 606 09 

James Hess 554 17 

Peter Bedore 512- 11 

D, A. Barker 491 36 

James Healey 490 62 

W. E. Hack 479 45 

Wm. Gilman 472 50 

Tkos. Callahan 465 33 

Timothy O'Leary 454 02 

I. E. Egglcston 453 67 

W. E. Loomis 452 24 

John Moriarity 448 60 

M, Considine 431 50 

W. J. Grover 415 99 



76 



ANNUAL EE POET 



Jas. McLaughlin 327 53 

Frank Loomis 318 34 

J. J. Pfenning 321 62 

Geo. Cormier 317 73 

Dennis O 'Shea - 302 17 

i 

POLICE DEPARTMENT. 

Jesse Young $825 00 

P. H. Conlin 724 00 

T. C. Elworth 714 00 

8. O. Warren 700 00 

Martin Kennedy I*.. 620 00 

Tim Dwyer - 556 00 

T. C. Canty 5H O0 

!i C. D. Morse (hacks) 17 25 

FIRE DEPARTMENT. 

J. C. Dunn $497 92 

O. R. Packard 930 00 

X P. Reedy 889 92 

A. A. Conreelle 780 00 

C. Saminon ft* 50 

R. H. Leonard 704 29 

J. H. Sheridan 720 00 

A. H. KoItonsM ■ ■ . ■ 720 00 

W. P. Wands 720 00 

J. W. Cline *W 25 

E. C. Mabury 315 44 



CITY OP RUTLAND 



77 



STATE AND COUNTY TAXES, ETC. 

Amount of State and County taxes; expenses of the annual 
City election, freemen's meeting, of making the grand list and 
quadrennial appraisal, and of the health department, including 
the expense of contagious diseases not included in the report of 
the department of charities and corrections, compiled from the 
foregoing detailed statement: 

STATE AND COUNTY TAXES 



State tax $5,335 71 

State school tax 8,537 13 

State highway tax 5,335 71 

County tax 533 57 



$19,742 12 

ANNUAL CITY ELECTION 

Election officers. 8216 00 

Polling places 88 00 

Preparing polling places 19 00 

Check lists 99 13 

Ballots and cards , 65 00 

Miscellaneous printing 3 75 

Publishing warning and result of election 18 86 

Sundry expenses 2 45 



$512 19 

GENERAL ELECTION, NOVEMBER THIRD 

Election officers $438 00 

Polling places 93 00 

Preparing polling places 19 "00 

Check lists 133-94 

Ballots and cards 29 85 

Miscellaneous printing 10 50 

Stamps and cards for notices. . 24 00 

Sundry expenses 4 50 



1752 79 



ANNUAL REFOBT 



GRAND LIST 

Assessors' salaries $i>22 00 

Clerks' salaries 141 00 

Canvassers' fees. . ., 91 08 

lean* 42 80 

Stamps and postals 29 0» 

Printing, ete m 50 

Sundries 4 15 

$866 28 

QUADRENNIAL APPRAISAL 

Assessors' salaries 8618 00 

Clerk's salary ^ 00 

Teams 83 ( * 

Printing \ 50 

Stamps ( * 

liW appraisal books 397 87 



$1,217 37 



HEALTH DEPARTMENT 



Placarding houses $424 00 

Fumigations W lx) 

Fumigating material • 350 b3 

Inspections 202 W 

Plumbing inspections 79 (X) 

Policing quarantined houses ■ 30 00 

Medicine, isolation hospital ~ ^> 

Repairs and supplies, isolation hospital . ■ 74 32 

Nursing at isolation hospital 224 00 

Printing, placards and sundries 5 20 

Water inspection, postage, express, etc 108 61 

Filing birth and death certificates 141 00 

Filing burial permits 72 25 

Registration fees 112 55 

$2,122 9ft 



List of Bills Approved 

BY THE 

Board of School Commissioners 

And Paid by the City Treasurer 
January i, 1914 to December 31, roj4 



No. 




Amount 


907 


American Woodworking Machinery Co., sundries 


$577 99 


908 


Pay roll No. 5 $4,376 14 

Miscellaneous bills 1,948 90 


4,376 14 


909 




20 75 


910 




1 06 


931 




48 60 


912 




214 64 


913 


Bir chard, C. C. & Co., test hooks 


9 14 


914 


Burlington Venetian Blind Co., supplies 


166 01 


915 




2 75 


916 


Chalmers, Geo. E., supplies ($45.58), text hooks ($229.14) 


274 72 


017 




10 00 


918 




161 57 


919 




2 20 


920 




47 02 


921 




72 35 


922 




5 50 


923 


Gleason, Martin L., sundries 


6 00 


924 


Goddard Hardware Co., supplies 


5 13 


925 




3 90 


926 




5 42 


927 




2 25 


928 




4 03 


929 




7 22 


930 




4 08 


931 


Hostler, Heurv J., sundries 


17 25 


932 




4 00 



g0 ANNUAL REPORT 

Amount 

No, . isr 3S 

933 Kcnyon, & v ; repairs 044 

934 Keyes, E. D. & Co., supplies * * 

935 Knott Apparatus Co,, supplies - b 

936 Landon, W. C. & Co., repairs ($2.00), supplies ($4,. 10) 49 10 
S37 Lefevre, John, sundries ' ' - 

938 Locke, D. E,, sundries 

939 Metager Brothers, repairs * _** 

940 Milton Bradley Co., suppHes * . 

941 Morris. W. E., sundries • A * 

942 Murdiek-Durkee Co., supplies ■ _ 

943 Murray Printing Co., printing and adv. ................ _ 

944 New England Tel & Tel. Co., sundries 

945 Parker and Ryan, repairs ($54.48) , sundries (75c) BD » 

946 Parkhurst Store, supplies • ' * 

947 Remington Typewriter Co., supplies g 

948 Rice, Warren E., repairs . 

949 Boss-Huntress Co., supplies ^ Qg 

950 Rutland Mfg. Co., supplies 

951 Rutland Railway, Light & Power Co., repairs ($21.44), 

fuel and lights ($26.32) « • 4 ' ' J 

052 Sawyer, H. A. & Co., supplies 

953 Scott, Foresman & Co., text books ^ 

954 Thomas, George W., repairs '*'* • - 

955 Thomas, Isaac, sundries ° 

956 Tracy, Francis, repairs ■ • • _ 

957 The Tuttle Company, supplies tort books ($41.80) 42 0„ 

958 Waite, G, Burr, repairs ■ ■ 

959 Winters Lawrence, sundries | « 4,406 74 

961 Pay roll No. 6 *« 

Miscellaneous Kills 

962 Adams, Harold B., repairs - 

963 American Book Co., text books •* " ^ ^ 

964 Babb, Edw, E. & Co., supplies 

965 Chalmers, Geo. E., suppEes ($3.30), text books ($74.03) ?7 » 

966 Church, R. M., supplies „ 5 

967 DufEy, P. H., rent • 

968 Dunn Brothers, repairs ($60.61), supplies ($3.95)...... e* a« 

960 Eitapence, James H., repairs - 

070 Ginn and Company, supplies _ 

971 Goldsmith, A. Florence, sundries • ■ 

072 Goodwin Steam Laundry, sundries ■ 

973 Hammett, J. E. f Co., supplies • 

974 Keyes, E. D, & Co., supplies 



CITY' OF RUTLAND 81 

No.* Amount 

975 Landort, W. C, & Co., supplies 53 41 

976 Lincoln Iron "Works, supplies 1 55 

977 Milton Bradley Co., supplies 12 73 

978 Morris, W. E., sundries 4 85 

970 Murdick-Durkee Co., supplies 628 

980 New England Tel. & Tel. Co., sundries 10 10 

981 Novak, Harry J., supplies 4 21 

982 Parker & Ryan, repairs ($6.90), supplies ($3.50) 10 40 

983 Parkhurst Store, supplies 1 20 

984 Remington Typewriter Co., supplies 18 00 

985 Rutland Mfg. Co., repairs 2 70 

986 Rutland fiailway, Light & Power Co., fuel and lights 44 95 

987 Sawyer, H. A. & Co., supplies 28 38 

988 The Tuttle Company, supplies , 95 12 

989 Burnham, F. H., insurance 11 57 

990 Clark, Walter A., insurance 1 75 

991 Field, Frederick A., insurance 15 00 

993 Francisco, M, J. &■ Son, insurance 6 23 

993 State Mutual Fire Insurance Co., insurance 9 30 

996 Pay roll No. 7 $4,428 81 4,428 81 

Miscellaneous bills 874 05 

997 American Book Co., text books 59 77 

998 Amsden, Harrie A., sundries 3 22 

999 Barnard, F. 3. & Co., text books 56 7i> 

1000 Boston Belting Co., repairs 12 50 

1001 Brehmer 's Music Store, supplies 3 00 

1002 Burlington Venetian Blind Co., supplies 48 32 

2M9 Carpenter, H. O., Trustee, sundries 90 00 

1004 Duffy, F. H., rent 10 00 

1005 Duffy, Hugh, fuel and lights 177 63 

1006 Dunn Brothers, supplies 2 00 

1007 Eitapence, .Tames H., repairs 44 55 

1008 Franklin, Etta, sundries 2 72 

1009 Gardner, G. W,, sundries 2 00 

1010 Gilraiu, Patrick, repairs 8 35 

1011 Ginn & Company, text books 4 72 

1012 Goddard Hardware Co., repairs 1 10 

1013 Goodwin Laundry, sundries 2 61 

1014 Howley, P. A., supplies . 3 85 

1015 Landon, W. C. & Co., repairs ($1.81), supplies ($1.25) . . 3 06 
101S Lincoln Iron Works, repairs (96c), supplies ($1,55) .... 2 51 

1017 Locke, D, B., sundries 11 45 

1018 Longmans, Green & Co., text books 101 

1019 Metzger Brothel's, repairs ,.».. 8 55 

(6) 



ANNUAL BE POET 



2f Amount 

1020 Morris, W. E., sundries 11 21 

1021 Morse, J. J., sundries 3 0Cf 

1022 Murray Printing Co., printing and adv 2 5° 

1023 Miirdiek-Dmiee Co., supplies 7 51 

1024 New England Tel. & Tel Co., sundries 5 05 

1025 Parker & Ryan, repairs ($15.05), supplies ($52.04) 67 09 

1026 Parkhurst Store, supplies ■ 9 30 

1027 Band, McNally & Co., text books 2 5 ^ 

1028 Ross-Huntress Co., supplies ^ 25 

1029 "Rutland Mfg. Co., repairs ($2.70), supplies ($23.90).... 26 60 

1030 Rutland "Railway, Light & Power Co., fuel and liglits 

1031 Sawyer, H. A. & Co., supplies 

1032 Sterns, Chas, & Co., supplies 

1033 Thomas, Isaac, sundries • 

1034 Tuttle Company, printing and adv. ($57.71), supplies 

($43.43) 

1035 Tyrrell, Pred T., supplies 

1036 Waite, G. Burr, repairs 

1037 Warren- Reed Electric Co., repairs 

103S Wood, Percy P.. supplies • 

1041 Pay roll No. S « 4 > 5U 41 

Miscellaneous bills 739 73 

1042 Atkinson, Mentzer & Co., supplies . , 3 " 50 

1043 Babb, Edw. E. & Co., text books 9 5S 

1044 Bircliard, C. C. & Co., test books *j| 

1045 Carl Fischer Music House, text books 

1946 Center Rutland Store, supplies 

1047 Chalmers, George E., repairs 

1048 Duffy, F. H, rent 



7 73 
53 



101 14 

1 00 
6 00 

2 25 
1 00 



1 20 
1 10 

10 oo 

1049 Puffy', Hugh^ fuel and lights 274 91 

.1 S J 

6 00 

5 65 
72 80 

4 72 

6 00 



1050 Eitapenee, James IT., repairs 

1051 Elkey, Henry, sundries 

1052 Gebharclt, Dr. P. H., sundries 

1053 Ginn & Company, text books • 

1054 Goodwin Laundry, sundries - 

1055 Haseall, G. M., repairs 

1056 Landon, W. C. & Co., repairs ($1.90), supplies ($16.10) 18 00 

1057 Longmans, Green & Co., text books • 

1058 Morris, W. E., sundries 1 

1050 Murdiek-Perkins Co., supplies 

1060 New England Tel. & Tel. Co., sundries 

1061 Otter Creek Dairy Earm, supplies 

1062 Parker & Ryan, repairs (75c), supplies ($2,60) _» 3 -> 

1063 Parkhurst Store, supplies 



8 70 
5 2S 
5 54 
1 44 



10 50 



CITY OF RUTLAND 83 

No. Amount 

1064 Readsboro Chair Co., repairs 51 25 

1065 Ross-Huntress Co., supplies 22 53 

1066 Rutland Mfg. Co., repairs 6 55 

1067 Rutland Railway, Light & Power Co., fuel and lights .... 36 55 

1068 Silver, Burdett ft Co., text books 39 68 

1069 Tracy, Francis, repairs 10 43 

1070 The Tuttle Co., supplies 11 50 

1071 Vermont School Seat Co., repairs 41 00 

1072 Warren-Reed Electric Co., fuel and lights 1 80 

1073 White-Smith Music Publishing Co., text books fill 

1074 Pay roll No. 9 $4,403 35 4,403 35 

Miscellaneous bills 323 77 

1075 Alaska Freezer Co., supplies 4 50 

1076 Billings & Davis, supplies 1 90 

1077 Brehmer, Phil H., repairs 3 00 

1098 Bradley, N. M., repairs . , . 4 00 

1099 Bradley, Milton Co., supplies 2 50 

1078 Cleveland, C. J., sundries 2 00 

1079 Creed, J. E., sundries 4 75 

1080 Duffy, P. H., rent 10 Of! 

1081 Duffy, Hugh, fuel and lights 42 62 

10S3 Edson, A. B,, repairs 6 00 

1083 Educational Press Co., text books 2 50 

] 084 Eitapenee, James H, repairs 13 00 

1085 Elkey, Hen ry, sundries 4 00 

1086 Goldsmith, A. Florence, sundries 3 80 

1087 Goodwin Laundry, sundries 5 49 

1088 Healy, Margaret M., sundries 4 95 

1089 Hubbard, A. J. f repairs 3 75 

1000 Knott Apparatus Co., L. E., supplies 1 40 

1001 LaParle, Pred, sundries 3 00 

1092 Locke, D. B., sundries 10 17 

1093 Mairs, Asa R., sundries 4 75 

1094 Merriam's, supplies , 6 20 

1100 Metzger Brothers, repairs 4 75 

1097 Murdiek-Durkee Co., supplies 11 44 

1096 Murray Printing Co., printing and adv 2 75 

1095 New England Tel. & Tel. Co., sundries 6 20 

1101 Novak Printing Co., A. J., printing and adv. , 1 25 

1102 Oread, The, printing and adv 18 00 

1103 Otter Creek Dairy Farm, supplies 119 

1104 Parker & Ryan, repairs (84c), sundries ($1.30)... 2 14 

1105 Row, Peterson & Co., text hooks 7 15 

1106 Rutland High School Athletic Association, sundries 8 85 



84 ANNUAL REPORT 

Amount 

No. rr 

1107 Rutland Mfg. Co., repairs (25e.), supplies ($12,30) 12 55 

1108 Rutland Railway, Light & Power Co., fuel ami lights. . . . 37 22 

1109 Rutland Teachers' Association, sundries 50 00 

HID sterns, Charles & Co., supplies - 4 30 

111 1 Thomas, Isaac, sundries 4 o0 

1112 Ttittle Co., The, supplies 7 ^0 

1113 Supplementary pay roll $ 139 75 139 ro 

1114 Pay roll Wo. 10A 63 4 > 042 63 

Miscellaneous bills • 467 68 

1115 Ballou, O. C, sundries 3 ™ 

1116 Borden, Thomas, sundries • 

1117 Dodge, The Printer, supplies 

1118 Duffy, F. H., rent 10 ™ 

1119 Gebhardt, Dr. P. H., sundries » *» 

1120 Hinchey, Francis, sundries ■ 20 

1121 Landon, W. C. & Co., supplies 26 53 

1122 Locke, D. B., sundries - 73 *° 

1123 Morris, W. E., sundries 13 60 

1124 Morse, J. sundries • • 3 

1125 Murray Printing Co., printing and adv 

1126 Novak Printing Co., supplies - • • ■ ■ ■ " *j 

1127 Otter Creek Dairy Farm, supplies 1 

1128 Parker & Ryan, repairs ($2.99), sundries ($1.00) 3 88 

1129 Parkhurst Store, The, supplies . ' *jj 

1130 Playhouse Amusement Co., sundries 00 

1131 Porter, M., sundries 

1132 Rutland Mfg. Co., repairs - ' 4 

1133 Rutland Railway, Light & Power Co., fuel and lights .... 33 0b 

1134 Spencer, C. W., sundries ■ 

1135 Stearns, John B., sundries ■ • „. 

1136 Thomas, Isaac, sundries ■ 3 ^ 

1137 Vaughan, W. W., repairs 

1138 Whittier, H. B., sundries ■ » « 

1139 Hiekey, John J., sundries '\' n '' n A Z ,0 

1140 Pay roll Ho. 10B 49 419 49 

Miscellaneous hills 4 > 063 3:3 

1141 Bingham, E. O., repairs 

1142 Carnell, James, repairs - 

1143 Duffy, Hugh, fuel and lights ■» 

1144 Goddard Hardware Co., A. repairs * ™ 

1145 Goodwin Laundry, sundries ■ ■ ■ • 

1146 Herald, The, printing and adv • 

1147 Hiekey, John J., sundries 

1148 Howe," H. H, & Co., supplies 



CITY OF RUTLAND 85 

No. Amount 

1149 .Lajidon, W. C. & Co,, repairs 33 75 

1150 New England Tel. & Tel. Co., sundries 5 20 

1151 Otter Creek Dairy Farm, supplies 3 44 

1152 Reed, N. B„ repairs 61 40 

1153 Rutland Evening News, printing and adv 2 00 

1154 Rutland Railway, Light & Power Co., fuel and lights 19 21 

1155 Reed, N, B., repairs 119 85 

1156 Pay roll No. 11 $654 41 654 41 

Miscellaneous bills 2,064 01 

1157 Begor, Joseph, sundries 5 25 

1159 Boston Metal Ceiling & Mfg. Co., repairs,, 154 35 

1160 Chaffee Lumber Co., repairs 184 79 

1161 Duffy, F. H., rent 10 00 

1162 Duffy, Hugh, fuel and lights 688 48 

1163 Hayner, Norman C. & Co., supplies 6 00 

1104 Holmes Iron Co., repairs 34 30 

1165 Keyes, E. D. & Co., supplies 9 00 

1166 Landon, W. C. & Co., repairs 13 58 

1167 McDowell, John, sundries 3 00 

1168 New England Tel. & Tel. Co.. sundries 5 80 

1169 Parker & Ryan, supplies 14 55 

1170 Reed, N. B,, repairs 43 15 

1171 Remington, F. H., repairs 225 79 

1172 Rutland Railway, Light & Power Co., fuel and lights 4 49 

1173 TerriH, Samuel & Son, repairs 1 4 02 

1174 Thomas, George W., repairs : 2 56 

1175 Thomas, Isaac, sundries 4 90 

1176 Murphy, Burt T., repairs 75 00 

1177 Murphy, Burt T., repairs 100 00 

1178 Reed, Nathaniel B,, repairs ,,. 167 55 

1158 Bingham, E. C, repairs 650 00 

1179 Pay roll No. 12 $712 25 712 25 

Miscellaneous hills ' 2,454 67 

1180 Adams, Harold B., sundries 2 50 

1181 Amsden, Harrie A., sundries 3 10 

1182 Bahb, Edw. E. & Co., supplies 186 36 

1183 Bingham, E. C, repairs 300 00 

1184 Brown, Mrs. E. H., sundries 35 20 

1185 Burlington "Venetian Blind Co., supplies 211 49 

1186 Chaffee Lumber Co., repairs 15 98 

1187 Chalmers, George E., supplies 32 97 

1188 Clark, Walter A., insurance 296 13 

1189 Densmore, George A,, repairs 35 15 

1190 Duffy, F. H„ rent 10 00 



86 ANNUAL REPORT 

No. AmouiiT 

1191 Duffy, Hugh, fuel and lights 94 98 

1192 Ei tap once, James H., repairs 45 

1193 Haromett, J. L. & Co., supplies . 40 25 

1194 Kayes, E, 13. & Co., supplies 430 

1195 Landon, W. C. & Co., repairs ($11.65), supplies ($105.34) 116 99 

1196 Lincoln. Iron Works, repairs 4 61 

1197 Lloyd, Riehard, repairs 13 50 

1198 Loeke, D. B., sundries 11 85 

1199 Meyers, Mrs. Delia, sundries 7 SO 

1200 Moor, Mary L., sundries 20 60 

1201 Morris, W. E., sundries 33 64 

1202 Murray Printing Co., printing and adv 4 85 

1203 Murphy, Burt T., repairs ■ 239 60 

1204 New England Tel. & Tel. Co., sundries ,., 605 

1205 Novak Printing Co., A. J., printing and adv 4 25 

1206 Parker & Ryan, repairs ($4.41), supplies ($26.00) 30 41 

1207 Patch Mfg. Co., E. R., repairs 1 80 

1208 Reed, Nathaniel B,, repairs 69 75 

1209 Remington, F, H"., repairs - 271 20 

1210 Ross-Huntress Co., supplies 535 

1211 Rutland Mfg, Co., repairs 56 79 

1212 Rutland Railway, Light & Power Co., fuel and lights 4 45 

1213 Sawyer, H. A. & Co., supplies 94 87, 

1214 Sheldon Slate Co., P. C, repairs 20 08 

1215 Thomas, Isaac, sundries • v 88 

1216 Tuttle Co., The, supplies ($18.00), text books ($118.72) 136 72 

1217 Underwood Typewriter Co., supplies 15 00 

1218 Murphy, Burt T., repairs 48 15 

1219 Pay roll No. 1 • ■ $4,758 10 4,758 10 

Miscellaneous bills 3,058 94 

1220 American Book Co., text hooks 30 56 

1221 Atkinson, Mentzer & Co., supplies 3 12 

1222 Eahb, Edw. E. & Co., supplies ($16.50), test books ($25.52) 42 02 

1223 Bradley, Milton Co., supplies 43 00 

1224 Chaffee Lumber Co., repairs 37 09 

1225 Chalmers, Geo. E., supplies ($46.10), textbooks ($12.22) 58 32 

1226 Den sin ore, George A., repairs 25 50 

1227 Duffy, E. H., rent 10 00 

1228 Duffy, Hugh, fuel and lights 5 00 

1229 Dunn Brothers, supplies 2 20 

1230 Dutton, E. P. & Co., text books 9 60 

1231 Eitapence, James B., repairs - 18 75 

1232 Ginn & Company, text books 57 71 

1233 Goodwin Laundry, sundries 3 06 



CITY OF RUTLAND 87 

No - Amount 

1234 Hay ward, Ered W., repairs 30 60 

1235 Heath, D. C. & Co., text books , 9 00 

1236 Herald, The (Rutland), printing and adv. 4 00 

1237 Holmes Iron Co., repairs 45 06 

1238 Holt, Henry & Co., text books 14 17 

1239 Hubbard, A. J., repairs g 00 

1240 Kelley, Mrs. M. B., sundries 10 80 

1241 Reyes, E. D. & Co., supplies 9 39 

1242 Landon, W. C. & Co., repairs ($39.88), supplies ($68.48) 108 36 

1243 Lassor, George E., supplies 1 55 

1244 Lincoln Iron Works, repairs 5 41 

1245 Lynch, Mrs. W. P., sundries 12 60 

1246 Mcintosh, D. C, supplies 29 09 

1247 Metzger Brothers, supplies g 00 

1248 Morse, J. J., sundries , . 1 50 

1249 Murdick-Duikee Co., supplies 3 si 

1250 Myers, Mrs. A., sundries 19 80 

1251 New Eugland Tel. & Tel. Co., sundries 6 15 

1252 Novak Printing Co., supplies , , . . f 50 

1253 Parker & Ryaa, repairs ($3.17), supplies ($20.98) 24 15 

1254 Parkhurst Store, supplies 3 21 

1255 Reed, Nathaniel B., repairs 7 80 

1256 Remington, P, H,, repairs 340 54 

1257 Rutland Mfg, Co., repairs 49 78 

] 258 Rutland Railway, Light & Power Co., fuel and lights 29 14 

1 259 Sawyer, II. A. & Co., supplies 105 

1260 Singer Sewing Machine Co., supplies 52 00 

1261 Slatington-Bangor Slate Syndicate, repairs 5 22 

1262 Spaulding Eurniture Exehango, sundries 1 00 

1263 Tuttle Company, supplies ($104.37), text books ($200.00) 304 37 

1264 Underwood Typewriter Co., supplies 100 00 

1265 Yaughan, W. W., repairs 1 50 

1266 Warren Reed Electric Co., fuel and lights 5 03 

1267 Webster, C. II., repairs ie 25 

1268 Woolworth, E. W. & Co., supplies 4 00 

1269 McLaughlin, M. H., repairs 1 } 000 00 

1270 Bingham, E. C, repairs 435 18 

1271 McLaughlin, M, H., repairs 500 00 

1272 Pay roll No. 2 $4,765 40 4,765 40 

Miscellaneous bills 2,462 10 

1273 Allyn & Bacon, text books 18 34 

1274 Armstrong & Matteson, supplies 8 55 

1275 Atkinson, Mentzer & Co., supplies 5 36 

1276 Babb, Edward E. & Co., text books 25 44 



88 ANNUAL REPORT 

No. Amount 

1277 Barnard, F. J. & Co., text books 27 52 

1278 Bishop & Jasmin, sundries 1 00 

12T9- Chaffee Lumber Co., repairs 58 81 

1280 Chalmers, George SL, text books 146 80 

1281 Curtis, Samuel & Son, repairs 30 00 

1282 Dodge, The Printer, supplies 9 "5 

1283 Duffy, F. H., rout 10 00 

1284 Dunn Brothers, supplies 1 50 

1285 Dyer, C. H., sundries 41 50 

1286 Eitapence, James H., repair's 7 70 

12S7 Emerson College Publishing Department, text books 4 30 

1288 Gebhardt, Dr. P. H. t sundries 19 00 

1,289 Hassan, G. M., supplies 6 00 

1390 Heath, D. C. & Co., text books 13 30 

1291 Holmes Iron Co., repairs » 39 84 

1292 Holt, Henry & Co., text books 2 62 

1 293 Hostler, Henry J., sundries - 1 06 

1294 Lanahan, M. G., repairs 8 00 

1295 Landon, W. C. & Co., repairs ($25.37), supplies ($23.40) 48 77 

1296 McLaughlin, M. H., repairs 550 00 

1297 Loeke, D. B., sundries - • 15 75 

1298 Lyons Brothers, supplies - 3 20 

1299 Metager Brothers, repairs - 3 40 

1300 Morris, W. E., sundries 24 90 

1301 Murctiek-Durkee Co., supplies 634 

1302 Novai Printing Co., supplies 3 75 

1303 Girm & Company, text books 7 72 

1304 Parker & Ryan, repairs ($2.13), sundries ($5.75), 7 88 

1305 Remington, F. H,, repairs - ■ ■ 474 33 

1300 Ross-Huntress Co., repairs • 

1307 Rutland Mfg. Co., repairs 120 96 

1308 Rutland Waste & Metal Co., repairs 593 

1309 Sanborn, Benj. H. & Co., text books 16 42 

1310 Scribner's Sons, Charles, text books 112 55 

1311 Spanl ding's Furniture Exchange, sundries 

1312 Swy.er, C, sundries 1 00 

1313 Turtle Company, supplies ($7.23), text books ($340.42) 347 65 

1314 Fidelity & Casualty Co., insurance •■ 

1315 Pay roll No. 3 «tf£ « 4,808 51 

Miscellaneous bills ^-i 103 82 

1316 American Book Co., text books J 3 

1318 American Warming & Ventilating Co., repairs 487 90 

1319 Amsden, Harrie A., sundries • • • ■ « 

1320 Andrews, A. H., supplies 



CITY OF RUTLAND SS 

No. Amount 

1321 Babb, Edward E., & Co., supplies 1 50 

1322 Billings & Davis, sundries 2 00 

1323 Milton Bradley Co., supplies 1136 

1324 Chaffee Lumber Co., repairs ($10.10), supplies ($6,30) 16 40 

1325 Cleveland, C. J., sundries 2 00 

1326 Connolly, James, repairs 34 36 

1327 Curtis, Samuel P. & Son, repairs 2 00 

1328 Duffy, E. H., rent 15 49 

1329 Eitapence, James H,, repairs 93 13 

1330 Gebhardt, Dr. F. H., sundries 22 00 

1331 Goodwin Laundry, sundries 2 09 

1332 Holmes Iron Co., repairs 9 57 

1333 Knott Apparatus Co., L. E., supplies 33 99 

1334 London, W. C. & Co., repairs ($18.48), supplies ($5.45) 23 93 

1335 Morris, W, B., sundries - 9 91 

1336 Murdiek-Durkee Co., supplies 5 52 

1337 Murphy, Burt T., repairs 32 14 

1338 New England Tel. & Tel. Co., sundries 10 30 

1339 Parker & Ryan, repairs ($7.95), supplies ($13.17) 21 12 

1340 Parkhurst Store, supplies 6 17 

1341 Remington, F. H., repairs 104 63 

1342 Richards-Wileox, supplies I ■ 3 00 

1343 Rutland Machine & Auto Co., fuel and lights 2 25 

1344 Rutland Mfg. Co., repairs 3 31 

1345 Rutland News Co., printing and adv 3 75 

1346 Rutland Railway, Light & Power Co., fuel and lights .. .. 48 21 

1347 Sterns, Charles & Co., supplies 11 77 

1348 Tuttle Co., printing and adv. ($10.50), supplies ($2,77) 13 27 

1349 Warren-Reed Electric Co., repairs 51 90 

1350 Webster, C, H,, repairs 1° 00 



$64,209 12 

CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNT, LINCOLN SCHOOL BUILDING. 

906 James H, Eitapence, construction $^ 83 63 

960 Thomas W. Rogers, construction 3 ,000 00 

994 Frank L. Austin, sundries ■ 6 94 

995 James H. Eitapence, construction 1,381 48 

1039 James H. Eitapence, construction 46 11 

1040 Thomas W. Rogers, construction 3,827 13 



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ANNUAL REPORT 



CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNT, LONGFELLOW SCHOOL BUILDING. 



Amount 

1317 American Warming & Ventilating Co., repairs $110 20 

CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNT, 1913. 
Lincoln School Building $6 444 51 

CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNT, 1914, 

Lincoln School Building .„ , , $g 445 29 

Longfellow School Building , , . . HQ 20 

Total $15,000 00 



Report of Sinking Fund 
Commissioners 



To the IlonoroMc- Council of the City of Rutland: 

The following statement shows the condition of the Sink- 
ing Fund of the City of Rut land on this day and the transac- 
tions for the year 1914. 

Water General Total 

Balance from last report 854,395 89 8168,090 53 8222,486 42 

Received interest , 2,211 29 6,833 18 9,044 47 

Difference between par value of bonds and 

purchase price 4S6 04 1,501 96 1,988 00 

City of Rutland payment to sinking fund. 3,225 00 8,000 00 11,225 00 



$60,31S 22 $184,425 67 8244,743 89 

Paid accrued interest on bonds bought ... 871 89 8222 14 8294 03 

Paid premium on bonds bought 92 2 83 3 75 

Discount, commission and expense on 

bonds sold 50 20 155 11 205 31 

Paid school bonds 10,000 00 10,000 00 

Balance invested as be'low 60,195 21 174,045 59 234,240 80 



860,318 22 8184,425 67 8244,743 89 



LIST OF SECURITIES 



City of Rutland bonis and notes 8136,000 00 

City of New York bonds and notes 19,500 00 

N, Y. C, & M. R. R. (L. S. Col) bonds 26,000 00 

Louisville & Nashville R. R. bonds 5,000 00 

Rutland R. R. bonds 1 1 ,000 00 

Pacific Tel. & Tel. Co 10,000 00 

Southern Bell Tel. & Tel, bonds 14,000 00 

Boston & Albany 5% Impr. bonds 4,000 00 



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ANNUAL BEPOET 



Rutland-Canadian R, R, bonds 1,000 00 

Bennington & Rutland R, R, bonds fj,000 00 

Cash in bank ^740 go 

$234,240 SO 

Respectfully submitted, 

JOHN N. WOODFIN, 
HENRY F. FIELD, 
NEWMAN K. CHAFFEE, 
Commissioners of Sinking Fund. 

Rutland, Vt., January 25, 1^15. 

Examined by us this day, found to be correct and ap- 
proved by us accordingly. 

C. TURNER, 

JAKE HEYMAN, 

GEO. C. COBB, 

Auditors 
of the City of Rutland, Vt. 



Report of the Commissioner 
of Public Works 



To the Honorable City Council: 

Gentlemen : — I respectfully submit the annual report of 
the work done by this department in 1914. 

STREETS. 

Quite a large sum has been expended in cleaning and 
repairing the roadways of the city because they were in such 
poor condition for travel during the early part of the summer 
season. 

For more thorough work we have graveled the roadways 
on all or a part of each of the following streets : Granger 
St., Killingtoii Ave., Lincoln Ave., Meadow St., North St., 
Spellman Terrace, Williams. St., South Main St., West St. and 
Woodstock Ave., a total length of 12,875 feet, or nearly two 
and one-half miles. The graveling of the three latter streets 
was done under the direction of the Vermont State road officials 
with money furnished, one-half by the State and the other 
half by the City as a special State road fund for -road con- 
struction and maintenance. The average cost of the gravel 
was about twenty-three cents per square yard. 

We have constructed water bound macadam on Summer 
Street the whole length, and on Terrill Street from East Street 
to near Monette's blacksmith shop, a total distance of 1,225 
feet. 

The roadways constructed with other binders are as 
follows : 

Killington Ave. from Main Street 350 feet easterly; State 
Street from Grove Street to East Creek, and Terrill Street 
from Main Street 350 feet easterly, a total distance of 2,924 
feet — all of which has been constructed by the penetration 



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ANNUAL, REPORT 



method similar to the Morse Place roadway. On account of 
the lighter traffic on Morse Place, it is not expected the roads 
built this year will last as long. However, if properly taken 
care of they will carry the traffic and be good streets for many 
years. 

State Street is bound with Bermudez Asphalt ; Ellington 
Ave., with Tarvia "X," and Terrill street with Bermudez On 
the end toward Main Street, and Tarvia "X" on the easterly 
end of the artificially bound section. 

The average cost of the asphalt bound work on State 
Street was only seventy-six cents per square yard, and on the 
other streets considerably less. 

The total length of roadway treated with gravel and 
crushed stone during the year was nearly three and one-fourth 
miles, and is shown in detail in the tables which are in the 
latter part of this report. 

As stated in previous reports the cost of maintaining the 
gravel and macadam streets increases with the growth of the 
City and its suburbs. The amount of money raised for street 
purposes is sufficient to keep our streets in a fairly good con- 
dition, but is not enough to take care of the streets as they 
should be and leave very much to expend in permanent pav- 
ing. Yet practically every business street in Rutland should 
be permanently paved. In order to do that work a large 
amount of extra money ought to be raised either by general 
tax or special assessment or both, each year for a number of 
years. The usual method adopted in other cities is to assess 
the abutting property on each side of the street for about 
one-third the cost of the improvements. 

At the present time we have no pavement laid on a per- 
manent foundation, and perhaps it would be as well not to 
construct very much until some definite policy of raising the 
necessary funds is established ; so that all parties will be treat- 
ed equitably in the matter of assessment or tax. Before such 
a. permanent foundation is put in, all of the water pipes, drains 
and sewers under that section of the street should be so con- 
structed that they will be large enough to do the work for 



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which they are designed for at least fifty years to come. The 
sewers and drains should also be built straight from one man- 
hole to another or from basement to drain, so that in case of 
a plugged pipe it can be remedied without excavating in the 
street. The main water pipe should be in a tunnel so that it 
could be repaired or renewed without excavating. The same is 
also true of the gas main. Sufficient wire conduits should be in- 
stalled for the telephone, electric and fire alarm wires to provide 
for future growth of the City. The car track should be con- 
structed in as permanent a manner as possible. 

All such work should be done several months before the 
street foundation is constructed in order to largely eliminate 
any uneven settlement of the pavement after construction. 
Such preliminary work would increase the cost of installing 
the pavement, but would probably prevent the necessity of 
having to tear a hole or several holes into the permanent road- 
way each year. B'or the purpose of comparison I am incorpor- 
ating the following table in this report. It is a statement of 
the amount of money spent in Burlington, Glens Falls and 
Rutland on street and sidewalk work each year from 1897 to 
1913, inclusive : 



Tear 


Burlington 


Glens Falls, N. Y. 


Rutland 


1897 


$68,034 


$53,233 


$17,255 


1S98 


77,147 


31,606 


37,424 


1899 


50,627 


62,004 


12,730 


1900 


45,000 


69,289 


16,537 


1901 


53,886 


59,141 


19,355 


1902 


47,760 


49,860 


19,180 


1903 


46,891 


35,747 


16,263 


1904 


42,493 


34,437 


19,999 


1905 


47,789 


29,257 


12,693 


1906 


52,084 


78,248 


10,503 


1907 


32,000 


126,615 


20,958 


1908 


39,277 


21,373 


19,430 


1909 


45,254 


70,218 


19,453 


1910 


-49,884 


24,567 


19,740 


1911 


64,299 


32,367 


22,020 


1912 


51,757 


68,586 


2 J, 688 


1913 


65,922 


44,263 


23,689 


Average per year 


51,770 


52,400 


19,348 



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ANNUAL REPORT 



Burlington has 57 miles of streets, Glens Falls 42 and Rut- 
land 49. And yet people wonder why the streets of Rutland 
are not just as good as those of Glens Falls or Burlington, be- 
cause "we spend lots of money on the streets of Rutland." 

There are several streets that should be repaired or re- 
built during the coming year. 

We recommend the use of gravel or waterbound macadam, 
whichever is the cheaper to construct, on all our roadways 
-where the traffic is small; asphalt bound macadam on streets 
where the traffic is a little too heavy for water-bound stone, 
and a permanent cement foundation and curb and some kind 
of paving on practically all of the business streets. The city 
to construct all except the last style of street from the general 
street tax. Some of our water-bound macadam streets like 
Church and North Main Streets, which are in fair condition 
at present, should be treated with some good bituminous bind- 
er so that the heavy traffic will not destroy them so rapidly. 

AUTO TRUCK. 

The truck was in use during the entire season. We de- 
livered on the roadways about 2,000 tons of crushed stone with 
it, and in addition to that the truck was busy a large part 
of the time in the work of cleaning and repairing streets. Dur- 
ing "Clean-up-week," for instance, we handled about 600 
cubic yards of refuse, practically all of which was done with 
the truck, 

CRUSHER. 

. We have vainly endeavored to find a good quarry for the 
new crusher in a satisfactory location, and where the cost of 
installing the crusher and producing the crushed stone would 
be reasonable. We have three or four localities under con- 
sideration and may soon he able to construct the plant ready 



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for the 1915 work. The stone for this season's work, except 
a few carloads of the fine, has been taken from the Guerin 
ledge on West Street. We purchased three carloads of Dust- 
less fine stone of the Rensselaer Stone Co., of Brainard, N. Y. t 
to use for a surfacing on the asphalt-bound roadways. 



BRIDGES. 

The temporary wooden bridge on Adams Street broke 
down and we replaced it with a cement concrete structure 
having a span of lOYz feet and a roadway 16% feet wide. 

The abutments under the Grove Street bridge were falling 
down. Consequently, we built a cement concrete facing in 
front of each abutment and, after excavating the brook bed 
slightly, we put a cement paving under the brook and a cement 
floor on the abutments. The bridge has a span of 11 feet and 
the roadway is 40 feet wide including the two walks. We did 
not have time to finish this bridge on account of the cold 
weather. 

We have laid new floors on the following bridges; 

Curtis Ave. bridge, Main Street at Moon Brook, and Bax- 
ter Street at Tenney Brook. 

The Fire Clay Company were willing to assist us some 
if we would put a cement floor on the Curtis Ave. bridge. But 
before that is done the abutments will have to be either faced 
or rebuilt with concrete. Perhaps it might be best to do that 
in 1915 if they are willing to assist in the work at that time. 

We think it might be a good plan to put a tar concrete 
roadway floor on some of the bridges over the plank roadways 
to save replanking them so often; but the best solution of the 
costly maintenance of the lumber bridge and floor is the cement 
concrete bridge. 



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ANNUAL, REPORT 



CATCH BASINS. 

We have constructed new basins at the following places : 
two on State street, one on Spell roan Terrace and one on South 
Main Street opposite Chaplin Ave. There are several other 
places where basins should be put in. The Street Kailway 
Company are to place one on the north side of the spur track 
which they have laid into the Express house on Strongs Ave. 

SIDEWALKS. 

Tt has been the custom in this city to improve any walk 
where the adjacent property owner paid one-half the cost of 
the improved walk. With such an understanding in regard 
to building a cement walk ou the west side of Grove Street 
from Crescent Street to Locust Street we have constructed 
the walk Ave feet in width. The end from near Oak Street to 
Crescent Street was laid in cold weather and may need to be 
i esurf aeed in places after the ground is free from frost in the 
spring. That is the first cement walk huilt in Rutland outside 
of t'he business district in which the City is financially inter- 
ested. On account of the heaving of the soil in this section by 
the frost such walks need to be re-enforced some by iron rods 
or mesh. We have used rods on the Grove Street walk and 
expect it will stand the frost all right. 

The only other new paved walk laid was a short section 
of tar walk on the east end of Terrill Street. 

We have constructed and repaired with gravel the walks 
on Park Street near Main Street, and the one on Main Street 
from Park Street southerly, also the Spellman Terrace walks 
at the west end and short sections on other streets. 

SEWERS. 

Very few sewers have been built here for several years, 
consequently 9,650 feet of pipe sewers and 175 feet of 3 ft. 10 in. 
x 4 ft. rectangular concrete drain in place of the old stone 



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drain southerly from West Street to the rear of Dunn's store, 
a total of nearly two miles of new sewers, is a. large amount 
for one year's work. 

The greater part of that work has been planned for a 
number of years, but the need for some short sections was 
caused by new houses which had to obtain drainage facilities- 

To ascertain the length, size, etc, of each drain see the 
tabulated data on sewers in this report. 

There have been eighty connections made to the sewers 
during the year. A manhole has been built on Ellington 
Ave., at the trunk sewer crossing that street a little west of 
East Street. 

There are a few sections of the city that are yet in need 
of sewers. The necessity for such sew T ers is caused largely by 
the use of the City water, and I see no reason why the water 
funds should not be utilized to pay for their construction. 

The old cobble stone drain under the railroad embank- 
ment near Pine Street should be reconstructed during the com- 
ing season. We have some sheet steel forms for that work 
which will save considerable of the expense of construction 
y found necessary to entirely rebuild that part of the sewer. 



RECORD OF IMPROVED 


STREETS. 








Feet 
159,7fi7 
1,175 


Miles 
30 . 25 
.22 


Miles 




158,592 


30.03 


30.03 


Macadam roadway December 31, 1913 ... 
Earth roadway macadamised in 1914 .... 


98,455 
1,175 


18 . 66 

.22 




Macadam roadway December 31, 1914 .... 
Tar concrete roadway December 31, 1014.. 


99,630 
2^238 


18.88 
.42 


18.88 
,42 











100 



ANNUAL REPORT 



GRAVEL ROADS CONSTRUCTED IN 1914, 





Distance 


Width 




Cost per 


Street 


Feet 


Feet 


Cost 


Sq. Yd. 


Kilington Ave., East to Stratton Road 


3,450 


13 


$876.30 


$0,173 




500 


18 


166.55 


.166 


Lincoln, Melrose to Crescent St 


475 


17 


168.85 


.188 




525 


12 


159.00 


2 2 7 




800 


17 


273,00 


.18 


Granger St., River to Eranklin St. . . 


810 


17 


290.72 


.19 


Spellman Terrace, Main to East St. . , 


890 


16 


375.60 


.237 




5,425 


32 


3,551.80 


.28? 




12,875 









*State paid for one-half. 



MACADAM ROADS. 



Street 

State St., Grove to E. Creek 

Summer St., State to Maple St 

Terrill St., Main to East St 

Killington Ave., Main St. to east of 
Oath. Church • • ■ 



Length 


Width 


Number 


Coat 




Feet 


Feet 


tona atone 




2,224 


29 


1,709 


$5,471 


40 


825 


19 


40 


322 


24 


750 


20 


404 


877 


29 


350 


17 


120 


299 


77 



CRUSHED STONE. 

„^ , „, . 1,700 tons 

State Street ' 

, . 373 tona 

General repairs •■ ^ 

Killington Ave ■ 

404 tons 

Terrill Street ■ ■ ' • • 

„ ... ~u j. 30 tons 

Madison Street * „_ ■. 

rr« i 67 toiia 

Kendall Ave ■ 

. 146 tons 

Strongs Ave ■ ■ ■ ... 

s „. . 40 tons 

Summer Street U7 tonB 

Sidewalks 200 tons 

Stone on hand 



3,246 tons 



CITY OP RUTLAND 



101 



CONCRETE WALKS RESURFACED 1914 

Street 

Merchants Row, front R. R. L. & P. Co. "Waiting Room 

Center Street in front Dr. Hanralian 's office 

Center Street, north side, Badlam 's store to Clanson 's store 

Cottage Street at West Street 

Center Street in front Eire Station No. 2 

Grove Street at West Street around Verder block 

West Street at Grove Street around Verder block 

West Street, south side, east of Wales Street 

Cottage Street, west side 



Terrill Street (new work) 

Total 

SEWERS CONSTRUCTED 1914. 



Street Dea- LenRth 

cription Feet Labor 

Rellevue Avenue 6" 180 $29 00 

Davis Street S" 112 53 20 

Edgerton Street 8" 676 291 92 

Eairview Avenue 8" 300 90 44 

Geuo Avenue 8" 353 69 50 

Holly Street 8" 565 163 80 

Lafayette Street 8" 1,222 414 16 

Lincoln Boulevard 8" 56 8 00 

Olmstead Place 8" 212 77 02 

Pearl Street 8" 1,080 350 79 

Phillips Avenue 8" 66 35 50 

*Trunk sewer rear Opera House Cement 175 1,551 50 

tTremout Street 8" 432 152 66 

Williams Street 6" 132 45 22 

Water Street 8" 427 44 25 

Woodstock Avenue 6" 200 

Woodstock Avenue 8" 399 , .„ 



Woodstock Avenue (southerly of).. 10" 698 f 
Woodstock Avenue (southerly of) . , 12" 2,541 



Distance 
Feet 

20 

60 
202 

11 

42 

56 

85 
343 
356 



1,175 
114 



1,289 



Material 

$21 60 
1 65 

109 93 
48 00 
58 87 
94 66 

263 35 
10 21 
31 84 

173 22 
30 82 

599 56 
86 .68 
25 96 
71 02 



1,314 43 



9,826 $4,652 98 

*To replace cobble stone drain, 
tPaid by H. D. Whitney. 



$2,941 SO 



ANNUAL EEPOET 



RECORD OF SEWERS CONSTRUCTED IN 1014. 

Feet Feet 

Total length of sewers December 31, 1913 185 ^59 

Constructed in 1914 -- r" 

— lyojoo^j 

Deduct for old drain removed 



Total length of sewers December 31, 1914 195,J10 

ACCOUNT OP LABOR AND MATERIAL USED IN THE STREET 

DEPARTMENT. 

Amount paid as per Street Account • ^ 

Amount paid as per Sewer Account - ■ 

Amount paid as per Sidewalk Account » 

Amount paid on State Highway Account ■ . -V^i ^ ^ 

Amount expended in labor on parks, bridges, etc., 77 

and paid from General Account ' 

$49 397 76 

Total Amount as per Street Account, etc 



Expended as follows: 

City truck 

General repairs 

Removing snow • 

Cleaning streets 

Spreading oil ori streets 

Cleaning streets for oil . 

Bead machine 

Ellington Ave., gravel 

Killington Ave., macadam 

Williams Street, gravel 

Madison Street, repairs ... ■ 

Lincoln Avenue, gravel 

North Street, gravel 

Granger Street, gravel - 

Meadow Street, gravel 

Spellman Terrace, gravel 

Strongs Ave., repairs 



Cost of Labor Cost of Material Tot al 



$454 


17 


$996 


19 


$1,450 


36 


6,728 


95 


2,441 


27 


9,170 


22 


180 


00 






180 


00 


594 


59 






594 


59 


131 


31 






131 


31 


204 


56 






204 


56 


570 


81 






570 


81 


669 


SO 


207 


10 


876 


30 


106 


39 


193 


38 


299 


77 


137 


75 


28 


80 


166 


55 


73 


00 


■5 


81 ' 


78 


SI 


159 


25 


9 


60 


168 


85 


144 


00 


15 


00 


159 


00 


262 


72 


2S 


00 


290 


72 


242 


00 


31 


00 


273 


00 


339 


60 


36 


00 


375 


60 


302 


09 


94 


93 


397 


02 



CITY OE RUTLAND 103 



Summer Street, repairs 


298 


48 


23 


76 


322 24 


tj^a'tt; outujl., lepHllo ........... 




14 


2,146 


26 - 


5,471 40 


Kendall ^ve., repairs 


1 J*bfl 


(9 


16 


08 


122 87- 


1 1 1 jinn In 11 K.tTfl.ia+ Y.nnn!wD 


OOi> 


75 


271 


54 


877 29 


Ed^erton Street, repairs ....... 


11 


50 


10 


00 


21 50 




1,765 


86 


172 


20 


1,9 3 S 06 


w esr. street, { estate road) ....... 


392 


69 


696 


00 


1,088 59 


Woodstock Ave. (State road) .... 


472 


75 


52 


40 


525 15 




179 


00 


59 


19 


238 19 


Asphalt and binder on hand 






380 


00 


380 00 








775 


00 


775 00 


Sewer repairs 


1,423 


95 


560 


37 


1,984 32 




4,652 


98 


2,941 


80 


7,594 78 




1,024 


07 


383 


24 


1,407 31 


Walks by A. L. Adams 






47S 


17 


478 17 


Grove Street sidewalk 


580 


11 


573 


54 


1,153 65 



$26,142 36 $13,623 63 $39,765 99 

Expended from General Account on 

parks, bridges, etc 2,561 77 



Total $42,327 76 



WATER SYSTEM. 

We have const rue ted some short extensions of the water 
mains and placed a few new- hydrants, one of which is a fonr- 
way at the east of the east railroad crossing on West Street, 
All extensions, etc., are shown in detail by the tabulated sec- 
tions of this report. 

The material is on hand for laying a 10-in. main through 
the Lincoln Iron Works driveway from West Street to Baxter 
Street and placing a large hydrant on the latter street in 
order to improve the fire protection around State Street and 
the southerly ends of Baxter Street and Cleveland Avenue. 



104 



ANNUAL REPORT 



There are several places in the city where more hydrants 
are needed. We recommend that the Commissioners of Safety 
and Public "Works, after consulting with the Chief of the Fire 
Department and Superintendent of Water Works, make a 
list of the places where new hydrants and larger mains should 
be located, and submit said list to the City Council for their 
consideration. 

As a few of the hydrants are on rather small mains for 
good fire service, especially with more than one line of hose 
and possibly a small nozzle on that hose, it would be a good 
plan for the Are department to thoroughly test each hydrant 
by means of actual experiment with a pressure guage and 
different numbers of lines of hose and the sizes of nozzles as 
used in the department to ascertain about the amount of water 
and at what pressure each hydrant is capable of furnishing. 
The data collected by such tests should be kept by the firemen 
in order that they may know where to go for the nearest and 
best hydrant service at time of a fire and what they can expect 
from each hydrant. Such an inspection would also determine 
what, if any, mains or hydrants need to be improved. Then 
if tbey would report to the Water Department any place 
which did not furnish good protection the trouble might be- 
located and remedied before a fire occurred in that locality. 



METERS. 

The use of meters has reduced the waste of water to such 
an extent that we are not troubled so much as formerly with 
shortage of water in dry seasons. It would be a good plan 
to ptrrehase or rent the necessary implements for measuring 
the flow of water in the mains and locate and stop all the 
appreciable leaks in the system. At the same time that such 
inspection is made all of the valves could be inspected and 
repaired or renewed wherever necessary. 



CITY 


OF RUTLAND 




105 


EXTENSION OF MAINS 


, 1914 










f . i ■ 1 1 f.\ 1 1 1 


Cost of 


Cost of 




Size 


Feet 


Labor 


Materia I 


*Pine Street, south of Maple 


4 " 


74 






Spruce St., southerly of No. 119 


4 " 


57 


$13 39 


$12 84 


Vernon St., west of Pearl 




362' 


134 89 


186 30 


Nichols St., south of Burnham 


6 " 


240 


83 79 


138 72 


Lafayette St. to Mrs, Parker's 


%" 


425 


23 26 


16 90 


01 rn steai I Place 




168} 






Olinstead Plaee . 




42 f 


40 43 


29 71 






1,367 


$295 76 


$384 47 



"To replace old 3". 



VALVES SET ON MAINS. 



Street ~. -t , 

T. T . , , it, , hlzc " Number 

mcnols and Buriiham g » j 

Nichols and Williams g P 

Vernon and Pearl 6 ,, 

Spellman Terrace and Otmstead Place iy," i 

Cleveland and Park g » j 

West Street, cast of Grossing 12 " 2 

West Street, east of Crossing 10 •> j 

West Street, east of Crossing g w 

Lincoln Boulevard and Field Ave 6 " j 

Total lf , 



VALVES SET ON HTDRANT BRANCHES, 

Street 

Engrem Ave., opposite No. 13 
Madison and Prospect Streets 

Grove and Library 

Cleveland and Park 

Cleveland and Crescent 

West Street, east of erosaing , 
Lincoln and Field 



Size Number 

4" 1 

6" 1 

6" 1 

6" 1 

6" 1 

10" 1 

6" 1 



106 



ANNUAL EE POET 



NEW HYDRANTS. 

Street. 

Cleveland at Park Avenue. 
Cleveland at Crescent Street 
West Street, east of crossing, 4-way. 
Lincoln at FieH Avenue. 

i 

HYDRANTS SET IN PLACE OP BROKEN ONES. 

Street. 

Engrem Ave., opposite No. 13. 
State Street at Baxter Street. 
Madison Street at Prospect Street 
GTove Street at Library Avenue. 

VALVES SET IN PLACE OE BROKEN ONES, 

Street Si f Number 

Pine Street at Maplo ^ * 

State Street at Pine 

State Street at Summer 3 

Total 3 

METERS SET TO DATE. 

„. Number 

116 

8£* ZZIZZZZ m 

%-inch 42 

1- inch g 

1%-ineh 

2- inch g 

3 - inch 2 

4- inch 

EE COED. 

Total valvea previous to January 1, 1915 jj23 

Total taps previous to January 1, 1915 » 

Total hydrants previous to January 1, 1915 



CITY OE RUTLAND 



107 



ACCOUNT OP LABOR AND ATATKKTAL IN WATER DEPARTMENT. 





Cost 


Cost 








Labor 




Total 








73 


$94 


57 




132 02 


587 


72 


719 


74 




zul v2 


14 


82 


216 


74 


Jlicpfl.il ll- 1 }l 1 K,S ill 111 til IIS i>«* 


125 70 


42 


03 


107 


73 


1.1 '"V f'Cbi - iiiii-| J -# lii^ilFtei 


^yo 76 


384 


47 


680 


23 


Meters se-t and repaired *i 


271 £32 


785 


98 


1,057 


50 


Repairing and relaying* (73) s©r- 














6" 24 51 


347 


39 


971 


90 


Laying i^76) nevr connections , . . « 


047 38 


519 


9!) 


1,167 


37 


Care of SftSBftrvOWj s tropins, etc.. . . . 


695 50 


17 


68 


713 


18 






337 


36 


390 


36 


Rcplae \ ug and repairing valves . „ » » 


■n on 
if iU 


28 


54 


37 


74 




oil 5^ 


5 


21 


65 


80 




14 63 


137 


07 


151 


63 




22 11 


29 


S6 


51 


97 




2,096 51 


1,454 


52 


3,551 


03 


"Treasurer's assistant 




770 


00 


770 


ml 


Interest and sinking fund 




8,955 


00 


8,955 


00 


Water rights . * . . * 




2,798 


85 


2,798 


85 


Fa mi lands;, Mention r 




6,050 


00 


6,650 


00 






100 


58 


100 


58 


Jllri|lt'<'tiOll r , . 




40 


00 


40 


00 


Appropriation changing Mendou 












road 




1,000 


00 


1,000 


00 


Meter* purchased and on hand. . . . 




642 


60 


642. 


fill 


10" pipe, valves and hydrant on 
















634 


59 


634 


59 



$5,281 15 $26,348 01 $31,629 16 



ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT. 

This department has been busy on street and sewer lines 
and grades, etc., of which the record figures and tables will 
be found in the reports of the other Departments. 

Tri closing T wish to thank the employes of the various 
departments for their faithfulness and efficiency, Much credit 
is especially due the Superintendent of Streets and the other 
foremen for their valuable assistance and recommendations. 
Respectfully submitted, 

A. C. GROVER, 
Commissioner of Public Works. 



Report of the Commissioner 
of Public Safety 

To the Honoiivrahle City Council: 

I respectfully submit the annual report of the Fire and 
Police Departments. 

FIRE DEPARTMENT. 

Our fire loss for the past year, a list of which is appended, 
is $36,017.98, This amount, though larger than the fire loss 
of 1913, is very favorable considering the amount of prop- 
erty involved. The Park Street school building, the Dunn 
block, arid the Keyes block were the heavy fire losses. The 
Tlowe Scale Company loss is not included as they carried their 
own insurance and they estimated the loss at their plant at 
$40,000. At the fires mentioned and several smaller fires where 
a large amount of adjoining property was in danger the fire 
loss might have been much greater were it not for the very 
efficient work of the Fire Department. 

The need of an automobile combination chemical and hose 
wagon is more apparent each year the city delays the pur- 
chase of one. The advantage to the Fire Department of the 
purchase of such an apparatus has been set forth in the Com- 
missioners 1 reports of several years past. I mention a few 
that have been given. Many times both fire teams answer 
alarms that are a considerable distance from the central part 
of the city and the run to such points could be made much 
quicker by the automobile truck. And, in event of another 
alarm being sounded from the central part of the city in a 
short time after the one mentioned, the automobile truck 
would return in answer to this second alarm at even a greater 
saving of time as compared with the horse-drawn wagon than 
in answer to the first alarm. The difference in time might 



RECORD OF FIRES AND ALARMS, CAUSES- LOSS AND INSURANCE FOR YEAR 1914 



January 

■1 aniiary 

January 

January 

January 

January 

January 

.[ ;ii5uary 

January 

J ixunriry 

January 

February 

February 

February 

February 

February' 

February 

February 

March 

March 

March 

M LL J L-Jj 

April 
April 
April 
April 
April 
April 
April 
April 
April 
April 
May 
May 
May 
M :n, 

MlLV 

May 
Mlv 
May 
May 
May 
May 
June 
June 
June 

June 
June 
JuJy 

/. i i V i : - t 

August 
August 
August 

Au^u'it, 

September 

.September 

September 

Septflmber 

October 

October 

October 

October 

NV)V<?niber 

November 

November 

NnvferrjhiJr 

Dtwmbfr 

Dece*tnl.if A r 

Decern tn-r 

1>'TM|'.H- 

December 
Divomher 
T) i.-j^ i ■ r j 1 1 j i -r 
Efcetoetnber 



Site of Alarm 



1 


Still 


4:28 p. n"L 


3 


Si ill 


OilS p. m. 


3 


Still 


1 friQf] a tyi 
i ~ . 1. Ml. 


lit 


Still 




14 


Box 31 


j.uj a. m. 


14 


Still 


ft n m 

y rOV fk ni. 


1 1 


Box 31 


"55 A. TO . 


1 -i 


Box 14 


i - 1 M .- i. 
i .iv 3- m. 


(8 


Bos 47 


H :20 p. m. 


24 


Still 


1 1 J .4l pr m. 


25 


S[ ill 


6:17 p. m. 


9 


Still 


3:17 a, m. 


IB 


Box 13 


8:39 a. m. 


12 


Still 


1 \ '2' j p. in. 


12 


HI ilt 


10;8 p. tti, 


la 


Still 


fl;2'l p. ni, 


16 


Box 73 


4:25 a, n\. 


22 


Still 


1 1 '.49' p. m. 


14 


Still 


dJlo p. lit. 


20 


Si ill 


1 L 31- ITl - 


2fi 


Still 


ft i -iu a . m . 


27 


Still 


5:3U p- in. 


3 


Box 47 


8:42 p. m. 


4 


Box 47 


12:45 a- in. 


10 


St ill 


p. m. 


12 


Still 


iu.-±u a. ni- 


12 


Box 74 


7:17 p. rrw 


14 


Box 17 


3 p. rfk- 


14 


Still 


1 :o7 p- in- 


23 


Still 


itio p. tn. 


25 


Box 33 


T O I Kf Q H TV* 

iz.rfo p r m. 


20 


Still 


3:12 p. m. 


2 


Still 


5 TO p. TJl. 


3 


Still 


11 ifiS a H m. 


1 1 


Still 


! . 1 .■ p. til. 


13 


Still 


8:4n a. m. 


13 


Box 61 


9:12 p. m. 


r-i 


13c i 33 


7:3S p r m, 


21) 


Stilt 


p. in. 


22 


Still 


12:55 p. m. 


23 


Still 


10:20 a, m. 


21 i 


Still 


1:7 p. m. 


31 


Still 


3:52 p. m. 


11 


Still 


12:7 p. m. 


17 


Box 10 


11 :38 p, m. 


22 


Still 


3:15 p. m. 


25 


Still 


4 p. Qfr 


■m 


Box 35 


12;14 p. m. 


a>i 


Still 


Lm?3Q an in* 


7 


Box 63 


3:35 a. m. 


3 


Bp 


1:41'J p, nt. 


(0 


Box 45 


5:15 p. m. 


23 


Box 43 


10:30 a, m. 


2.-) 


Still 


9 :10 s. m. 


31 


Bos 31 


2:0fj p, m. 


10 


Box 45 


11 :40 a. m. 


21 


Still 


10:50 a. m. 


22 


Box 27 


12:31 a. in- 


23 


Still 


6:57 p. tn. 


27 


Bqx 17 


8:35 p. m. 


I 


Still 


7:42 p. m. 


7 


Box 26 


8:14 p, m- 


. 8 


Box 65 


5:29 p. m. 


15 


Box IB 


8:08 p, m. 


10 


Still 


12:10 p. m. 


24 


Still 


4:32 a m. 


25 


Still 


6:15 a. m. 


27 


Box 43 


5:50 a. m. 


9 


Still 


10 a. rti. 


10 


Box 36 


3:04 a. m. 


12 


Box 14 


1 :37 a, nu 


17 


Still 


7:40 p. m. 


20 


Boi 15 


E:02 a . m. 


26 


Box fil 


1:40 n. m. 


20 


SM11 


3:30 p. m. 


2fi 


Still 


fi:35 p. m. 



Time 



Locatlen 



Ala rms 



Evelyn St. 
7 Pine St. 
Merchants Row. 

37 East St. 
44 Allen St. 
33 Cottage St. 
Pink St. 
74 Grove St. 
14 Merchants Row. 
Cor. Grove and Weat St. 
31 Tcrrill S(. 
51 Park St. 
71 Wood Ave, 
10 Elm St. 
Grove St. 
Stratton Road* 
29fl West St. 
27 Court St. 
35 Forest St. 
123 River St. 
Merchants Row. 
P. abroad Yard- 
Evelyn St. 
Evelyn St. 

Park and Granger St 
135 State St. 
17 Watkins Ave. 
127 Robbins St. 
So. Main St. 
Pine Hill. 
Curtis Ave. 
33 Terrift St. 
78 Allen St. 
No. Baxter St. 
Edson St. 
Merchants Row. 
44 Forest St. 
Curtis Ave. 
So, Main St. 
No. Grove Si, 

25 Marble Ave. 
Evelyn St. 
12 Church St. 

38 Center St. 
Maple St. 
Railroad Yard, 
River St. 

East of Lafayette St. 
Washington and Lafayette St. 
Cor. River and Granger St. 
Pleasant St. 
71 Center St. 
fil West St. 

26 Church St. 
Park St. 

Rear M. C. Laundry 
Dorr Road, 

Cor. Main and Kendall Ave. 
108 No. Main St. 
142 Library Ave, 
I3S State St. 

Main and Woodstock Ave, 
11^ Gibson Ave, 
Maple St. 
■14 No. Main St, 
37 Field Ave, 
14 and 18 Merchants Row 
West and Grove St. 
Center and Merchants Row 
Strongs Ave. 
Church and Williams St. 
274 West St. 

130 Baxter St. 
151 South St. 

131 South Main St. 
Merchants Row. 

Box 25 

Still 40 

False 5 



Building 



Rtiek 

U MUli 

Brick 
Wood 
Wood 
Brick 
Briek 
Wood 
Briek 
Wood 
Worn! 
Wood 
Wood 
Wood 
Brick 
Brick 
Wood 
Wood 
Wood 
Wood 
Brick 
Wood 
Brick 
Brick 

Wood 
Wood 
Wood 



Wood 
w i H id 



Briek 
W ood 
Wood 



Wood 
Brick 
Wood 
Brick 

Wood 
Wood 
Wood 



Wood 
Wood 
Wood 

Wood and Brick 

Wood 

Brick 

Wood 

Wood 
Wood 
Wood 

Wood 

Wood 
Wood 
Brick 
Wood 

Wood 

Wood 
Wood 
Wood 
Wood 
Brick 



Owner 



Land on & S paulding 

C, A. Metzger 

Herald A Globe Association 

J. E. Creed 

M. Toomey 

F. M. Wilson 

City of Rutland 

Mrs. Julia Clifford 

J. C, F. C. & W. H. Dunn 

Verder Eat. 

liosanna Liyporto 

Hannah flinehey 

Mrs. M, A. Wood 

John Spaulding 

Cahce House Fur. Co. 

F. Chaffee Sons 

Mrs. C, Mangan 

W. S. Tuttle 

Mary G. Lauahan 

Mrs. C. Reardon 

Herald & Globe Aasociation 

Ei .11 1 U lilroc.d 

E. D. Keyes & Co. 
E. D. Koyea & Co. 

H. F, Novas Est, 
Mary E. Z, Myloft, 
C, A, Carrigan 
E. R. Morae 



Rosanna Laporte 
J. C. Shortsleevea 

Kinsman & Tuttle 
J. E. Buxton 

C. H. Gr iy 

Butland Fire Clay Cn. 
Rutland Co. Agri. So. 
Joseph Gagnon 
E. M. Harrison 

E. D. Keyes & Co. 

H- A. and Bertha Colburn 
P. F. Howley 

Rutland Railroad 
Cilv of Rutland 
W. W. Nichols 

Charlie Chioffi 
Mr-. ( 'lias. Srearn^ 
Cram and Valiquette 
Mary J. French 
Mrs. E. L. Root 
City of Rutland 

F. M. Butler 
Vermont Mjirble Co. 

Mra, .^ddie Stiekncy 
H. F. Noyea Eat, 
Mary A . Holmes 

Mrs. B. F. Jones 

Mrs, Blanche Quinn 
W. F. Wands 
Dunn Eat. 
Geo. H. Verder Est. 
Dr. Wm. Stiekncy 
Howe Scale Co. 

G. Marro 

Mrs, Matilda Gload 
Delia F, Born 
Joseph Kelly 
C. EL Lai or 



Property 



Block 
Tenement 
Block 
Tenement 
Dwelling 
Boarding House 
Public School 
Stable 
Block 
Block- 
Dwelling 
Dwelling 
Tenement 
Tenement 
Block 
Dwelling 
1 Hvellini: 
Dwelling 

Store and Tenement- 
Tenement 

Offices and Printing 
Ca boose 

Wholesale Grocery 
Wholesale Grocery 

Tenement 
D-w ellinfr 
Tenement 



Dwelling 
Dwelling 



Stores and Offices 
Store and Tenement 
Stable 
City Dump 
Load Hay 
Dwelling 

Wholesale Grocery 

Tenement 

Store 

Box Car 

Bridge 

Hay Storage 

Dw elling 
Stable 

Shop and Salesroom 
Hotel ami Shoeshop 
Automobile 
Public School 

Tenement 

Dwelling 

Tenement 

Tenement 

Stable and Garage 

Dwelling 
Dwelling 

Stores and Offices 
Stores and Offices 
Automobile 
I ouudry 

Tenement 
Dwelling 

Store 

Sales Stable 
Hotel Bard well 



Estimated Value 



Building 



822,(100 no 

1,5(10 oo 

20.000 00 
2,500 00 
26,000 oo 



i.ooo oo 

3,500 00 
3,001) (Ml 



30,000 00 



25,000 00 

i,ooo oo 



i5,oou oo 



300 00 
1,000 00 



son m 

1,500 00 



2,000 00 

4,000 oo 



I, SOU 00 
250 00 



Personal 



Totals - £165,150 Of) $127,050 00 



81,000 00 
2,000 00 

2,000 oo 

20,000 oo 



l,2O0 00 
2.000 00 
2,500 00 



35,000 00 



2,000 00 



1R.O00 00 



25.000 00 



Estimated Property Losa 



Buildings 



. ji) i 00 



oOO 00 
8,000 00 



500 oo 

250 00 



6,500 00 



Totals . 



7(5 



Grand Totals . 



$202,800 00 



12 32 

1,200 00 

2,200 00 
942 95 
5,230 00 



1,300 00 
60 00 
500 00 



1.3S4 m 



325 00 



30 50 
349 OO 



100 00 



300 00 
50 42 



15 00 

so oo 



1,300 00 
330 00 
No Insurance 



235 00 
200 00 



Peraonal 



J650 00 

S40 47 
1,400 00 
5,248 27 



800 00 
15 85 
952 98 



5,fi00 00 



2,500 00 



15 00 



300 00 
824 33 
carried on this 



Reported Insurance Involved || Reported Insurance Paid 



Buildings Personal 



510,460 08 



41 00 
200 00 



125 00 



S10.000 00 

1,200 00 

6.500 00 
2,300 00 
20,000 00 



1,30(1 00 
,1,500 00 
4,000 00 



20,000 00 



2.500 00 



10,000 oo 
son oo 



{Loon on 



300 00 
GOO 00 



400 00 
1.000 00 



1,000 oo 
2,000 oo 

building 

1,500 00 

200 OO 



SI 9, 5 57 90 



36,017 98 



81,000 00 

1,400 00 

2,000 00 

17,900 00 



i.ooo oo 

1,500 00 
2,000 oo 



32,000 no 



900 oo 



15,000 00 



Buildings 



,500 00 



300 00 
7,000 00 



200 00 
200 00 



5,000 00 



$99,000 00 $109,500 00 



$12 32 

1,200 00 

2,200 00 
942 95 
5,230 00 



3 ,300 00 
l, !i Ui) 

500 oo 



1,384 89 



325 Oil 



3' i jC 
349 00 



100 (X) 



31.10 0B 

50 42 



],-. no 

so oo 



i.aoo oo 

330 00 



235 00 
200 00 



Personal 



208,500 00 



810,400 OS 



8650 00 

840 47 
1,400 00 
5.248 27 



800 00 
15 85 
952 98 



5,500 00 



90 00 



2,500 00 



15 00 



300 00 

824 33 



41 00 
200 00 



125 on 



319,557 00 



Cause 



36.017 98 



Chimney 

Overheated Chim. 

Chimney 

Unknown 

Plumbers Torch 

Overheated Flue 

Unknown 

Unknown 

Unknown 

Chimney 

Chimney 

Stovy explosion 

Chimney 

Escaping steam 

Chimney fife 

Unknown 

Overheated due 

Lnknown 

Chimney 

Hot Lead Furnace 

Sparks 

Unknown 

From first Ore 

Grass fire 

Chimney 

Chimney 

Hot ashes 

Grasa fire 

Brush Ere 

Grass fire 

Chimney 

Chimney 

Grass fire 

Rubbish 

Gas stovo 

Imaginary fire 

Unknown 

Burning ruhbish. 

Friction 

Chimney 

Overheated roaster 
Rubbish in shed 
Joke alarm 
False alarm 
Sparks from engine 
Sparks from engine 
Unknown 
Grasa fire 
Unknown 

Gasolene and auto. 
Gasolene 
Papers in stove 
Gasolene and auto. 
Fresh fire 
Rubbish 
0hittraey 
False alarm 
Lace curtain fire 
Overheated chimney 
Rubbish in shod 
False alarm 
Gasolene and auto, 
r nlse alarm 
Sparks fra.ni fireplace 
Chinmcy 
Cigarette 
Unknown 
Cigarette 
Unknown 
False alarm 
Chimney 
Hot ashes 
Unknown 
Cigarette 
1 T uk now;n 



Ex tin, with 



Needless alarm 
Needless alarm 

2 Extin. 

3 Extin. 
Water 
Pail Water 
Water 
Water 
Water 
Pail water 

2 Extin. 
Not. needed 
Not needed 
Not, needed 
Needless alarm 

3 Extin. 
Water 

3 Extin. 
Water 
1 Extin. 

Hoae on stand pipe 

1 ICxwn 
Water 
W^ater 

Whipped out 

2 Bittro, 
Needless alarm 
2 Euila, water 
Whipped out 
Whipped out 
Whipped out 

2 Extin. 
:' Ext.in, 
Whipped out 
1 Ellin. 
PaiLs water 
Needless alsrm 

1 Fx tin. water 
Water 

2 Extin. 
Needless alarm 
2 Extin, 
Pails water 



1 Extin, 

1 Extin. 

2 Extin. 
Whipped out 
Water 

Not needed 
2 Extin. 
Needless alarm 
1 Extin. 
Needless alarm 
Not needed 

1 Estin. 

Pail water 

2 Extin. pails water 
Pails water 

N ot needed 

1 Extin. pails water 

Water 

Pails water 

1 Extin. water 

Li Extin. 

Water 



Garden hose 

»V;Ol-V 

Water 
Pails water 
2 Extin. 



J. C. DUNN, Chief Engineer, 



CITY OP EUTLAND 



109 



mean the saving in property loss of several thousand dollars. 
I respectfully recommend that the purchase of the automobile 
combination chemical and hose wagon be completed at the 
earliest possible time. 

The fire alarm system has worked much more satisfac- 
torily during the past year than in former years. The small 
amount expended in repairs on this system in the fall of 1913 
has corrected the trouble experienced for several years past. 

New hydrants have been installed as follows: 

One 4-way hydrant near West St, railroad crossing. 
One 2 -way hydrant corner of Lincoln Ave., and Field Ave. 
One 2-way hydrant corner of Cleveland Ave. and Park 
Ave. 

One 2-way hydrant north end of Cleveland Ave. 
New Are alarm boxes installed as follows: 
One private fire alarm 48 at the Playhouse, 
A new fire alarm box has been purchased for the corner of 
Lincoln Ave. and Vernon Street. 

The fire alarm batteries at Station No. 1, which are guar- 
anteed for five years, have been in use for nearly six years. 
They should he renewed at once, but at the latest, this com- 
ing spring. Great difficulty is experienced in keeping them 
up and much more current is required to do so. I respectfully 
recommend the renewal of these batteries. 

During the year the Department responded to 76 alarms, 
made up as follows: 25 bell alarms, 46 still alarms, 5 false 
alarms. 

The expense of the Fire Department for the year 1914 is 
as follows: 



Pay roll ........ 

Lights and power 

Telephone 

Feed 

New horse 



$9,364 95 



251 21 
11 00 
528 05 
175 00 



110 



ANNUAL REPORT 



299 73 

Insurance ■ 

Ground rent, Station No. 2 . , WW 

^ aiindry ; ! 446 11 

^ p , airs 32410 

tj0aL inn on 

Commissioner's salary *»U ™ 

t f>7 20 

Shoeing horses 



$12,384 72 

The inventory of this Department and property on hand 
shows a total value of $21,834.82. 



POLICE DEPARTMENT. 

The personnel of the Department consists of 1 chief, 5 
regular policemen, and 43 special policemen. 

' This is one more regular policeman than in former years, 
but as a special had heen used the greater portion of the 
time the expense to the city is about the same. The number 
of policemen is still very small for a. city of tMfl size and I 
respectfully recommend the addition of one regular policeman 
each year until the police force of Rutland compares favorably 
in numbers with other cities of the same size. 

This Department has rendered the City very efficient ser- 
vice during the year. There has been no special disturbance 
nor serious crime committed. 

There has been considerable stolen property recovered 
and returned to the owners. The practice of entering manu- 
facturing plants and other places aud stealing property that 
is sometimes valuable to the owners, the thief usually expos- 
ing of same at a small part of its real value has been stopped 
bv the arrest and proper punishment of the offenders. The 
parties who bought the stolen property hav.e also been arrested 
and punished. 



CITY OP RUTLAND 



111 



Twenty-eight doors have heen found unlocked in the busi- 
ness district and have been reported to the proprietors and 
in some cases this undoubtedly prevented burglaries from 
being committed. 

The number of arrests during the year totals 515. 
Offenses for which arrests were made: 



Intoxication, first offense 248 

Intoxication, second offense 54 

Intoxication, third offense 84 

Breach of peace 43 

Non-snpport 6 

Escape from penal institution 1 

Petit larceny 19 

Grand larceny 6 

Forgery 3 

Offense against automobile laws 10 

Tramping 11 

Statutory offense 7 

Furnishing liquor illegally 4 

Child abandonment 1 

Violation of quarantine 2 

Bigamy 1 

Burglary 7 

"Wife beating 1 

Assault 2 

Buying stolen goods . . 4 

Gambling 1 



Total 515 



The detention cells that have heen added to this Depart- 
ment for the use of women and boys were greatly needed and 
afford a clean and comfortable place in which such offenders 
can be detained. The police signal and telephone system is of 
much service to this Department. The telephone and signal 



112 



ANNUAL BEPOKT 



»w *t tw corner of Willow and Bdson 
light that were formerly at J*» Merc hant 8 Row and 
Streets have been moved to the comer ot m 
West Street, as it was little used m ite formei 
is of miich more service as it is now arranged. 

The expenses of this Department for the year 1914 are a, 
follows : 

Pay roll 

Supplies — 

Commissioner's salary 

Repairs r*' 

Telephone and signal service 

$5,417 55 

The inventory of this Department is on file with the City 
Treasurer and totals $600.14. 

Respectfully submitted, 

FRANK TRACY, 
Commissioner of Public Safety. 



$4,956 05 
119 03 
100 00 
28 70 
213 77 



Report of the City Attorney 



To the Honorable City Council : 

The following is the report of the City Attorney's business 
for the year last past : 

The ease of Ellen Rooney 's Estate vs. Pereival W. Clement; 
acting for the City, has been heard by the Special Master, 
Walter P. Button, report recently filed and the ease now 
awaits a hearing thereon. 

Case of City of Rutland vs. Green Mountain Marble 
Company, has been partially settled and will probably be fully 
adjusted) without the expense of further litigation, before the 
close of the coming term of court. 

Negotiations are also pending for the settlement of the 
suit of City vs. Samuel Geno ; otherwise the matter will be 
disposed of in some way at the coming term. 

The case of Avery vs. City of Rutland will probably be 
disposed of at the same term. 

The case of Graul vs. City of Rutland and Jesse Young, 
Chief of Police, is one in which the orator, Graul, secured an 
injunction against the City and Mr. Young, prohibiting their 
interference in the construction of bill boards in different 
parts of the city. The case is to be heard upon the bill and 
answer now filed in conrt and is one in which the Business 
Men's Association join with the city in defense, Mr. E. L. 
Stafford appearing for the Business Men's Association. 

The case of the American Paper Clay Compauy vs. the 
City was brought to restrain the City from turning the Brewer 
Brook, so-called, into the City water supply and for damages 
accruing to the orator by reason of having turned the stream. 
The court refused to grant an injunction upon the representa- 
(8) 



114 



ANNUAL REPORT 



tion of your attorney that the stream referred to would he re- 
turned to its own channel, and the question of damages is yet 
to be determined. In the opinion of your attorney the amount 
is very little, if any. 

I desire to say that the same situation obtains with re- 
lation to the matter of insane persons as of last year, viz : 
several petitions have been brought and the patients, other- 
wise chargeable to the City, have been committed as state 
charges by the Probate Court, and I know of no benefit which 
could result in publishing the names of these unfortunate 
people. 

Your City Attorney has been called upon many times in 
consultation and for advice by various committees and in- 
dividual officers of the City, and has, in addition, submitted 
many written opinions upon requests therefor, has acted 
with and upon various committees in relation to City affairs; 
assisted in connection with purchase of lands for the increase, 
maintenance and protection of the City water supply, and 
was also a member of the committee which negotiated the 
present contract under which the City is lighted. 

Respectfully submitted, 

P. M. MEL DON, 

City Attorney. 

Rutland, Vt., Feb. 18, 1915. 



Report of Overseer of Poor 

To th& Honorable City Council.- 

BW^CK^ "£* rep0rt ° f tie °™r of the 

-roor ± or the year ending Dee. 31, 1914, 

DISBURSEMENTS 

Poor Mt at City Earni 

City Farm ... $3,587 06 

Overseer's salary . "I960 

Labor at City Earn . 750 00 

Coal '"'*■'"' 179 90 

Lights 183 53 

Plumbing • 40 64 

Repairs " ' 62 T8 

Stock ' 68 42 

Earm supplies ' 256 04 

lee 43 04 

Physicians " " 6 76 

Medicines 387 00 

Nurses " " ' 10 85 

Ambulance service 27 76 

Insane poor, BratUeboro Retreat . ' , ™ ?f 

Burials 150 42 

Transportation " ■."...'.....,.'.'.'..[ " U ° 70 

Mileage 37 06 

Stationery 10 00 

Police ].]Z' 13 95 

Trucking ' 14 50 

Telephone service . ** >< *■ *° 

Sundries 5 75 



4 49 



Received from Chas. Ladabouehe ... $14 50 

Received for farm produce 306 63 

Paid to City Treasurer 

Net expense 



$4,747 90 



321 13 



$4,426 77 



ANNUAL REPORT 



MONTHLY STATEMENT. 







Poor at 












Poor in 

City 


Farm 


Salaries 


Labor 


Sundries 


Lights 




$212 H 


$59 48 


$62 50 




$50 05 


$7 56 


.Ian. . . 


135 ft 


53 


23 


62 50 


4 00 


127 58 


9 08 


Feb, .. 


186 09 


51 


26 


62 50 


6 50 


110 45 


5 45 


Mar. . . 


67 73 


60 


65 


62 50 


11 00 


77 42 


3 15 


Apr. . . 


60 34 


26 


59 


62 50 


7 50 


122 58 


1 52 

2 15 


May ■ ■ 


95 87 


120 


45 


62 50 


31 60 


59 13 




June . . 


37 64 


42 


39 


62 50 


5 55 


91 28 


2 26 
1 52 


July 


119 10 


76 


78 


62 50 


74 00 


66 62 


192 48 


Aug. 


52 93 


57 


47 


62 50 


4 00 


226 63 




Sept. . 


147 21 


56 


93 


62 50 


15 50 


98 24 


3 00 


Oct. ■ 


218 53 


75 


+2 


62 50 


4 25 


132 20 


5 00 


Nov. . 
Dee. . 


254 67 


39 


05 


62 50 




125 09 






$1,587 96 


$719 


60 


$750 00 


$169 9C 


$1,287 27 


$233 17 



The following claims were reported due the City of ft* 
land January 1, 1903. 



$3 00 

From town of Castleton for Mrs. Munroe 33 35 

From town of Castleton for Channcey Higguw ^ 

From town of Castleton for Mrs. T. Sherman ^ 

TVom town of Castleton for Mrs. Keua Clark ^ fiO 

From town of Mendon for Stephen Reynolds • mn 

From town of St. Albans for Pascal Downs • 

$906 31 



DEATHS AT CITY FARM, 1914 



Name 



Nationality 



Burial Expenses 



Mrs. Horace Bat mm, 

Junes Gavin 

('hark'- ( lonUl- ■ - ■ 
Mrs. Mary Mcmtt. . . 

Anna Xorthup < 

Edmund Race 



American. 

Irish 

Americas. 
American. 
American 
American 



Paid by her estate 
Paid by relatives 
Paid by city 
Paid by city 
Paid by city 
Paid by city 



CITY OF RUTLAND 
OTHER DEATHS, 1914 



Name 



Nationality 



Burial Expenses 



L. Austin's child American 

John Winters , Irish 




Paid by city 
Paid by city 



COMMITTED TO B RATTLE BORO RETREAT 



Name 


Nationality 


Date Commit ted 


William Donahue 




December 4, 1914 
March S, 1914 
December 31, 1914 


J. W. FrisselL 


Polander 







ADMITTED TO CITY FARM IN 1914 



Name 



Nationality 




Frank Burr American. 

Angelina Dumas Canadian 

James Gavin Irish .... 

Henry Gokey Canadian 

Charles McCarty Irish .... 

Grace Sawtell American . 



Marion Sawtell 



John Sinicos . . 
Idella Tucker . 



American 



American 



58 
72 
48 
in 
35 
9 



18 
22 



Not discharged 
Not discharged 
Deceased 
Discharged 
Discharged 

Discharged in care of 

relatives 
Discharged in care of 

relatives 
Not discharged 
Not discharged 



118 



ANNUAL REPORT 
INMATES OF CITY FARM, DECEMBER 31, 1914 



Same 



Nationality 



Elmer Bond 

Frank Burr 

Mrs. Anna Collins . 
Frank Dansereau . . 
Angelina Dumas, . . 

Mary Phillips 

Fanny Rollins 

Julius St, Lawrence 

Idella Tucker 

Carrie Yando 



American . 

American. 

Irish. .... 

Canadian, 

Canadian. 

American. 

American. 

Canadian. 

American. 

Canadian. 



Age 



38 
58 
61 
47 
70 
22 
4 
72 
22 
53 



PEHSONS HELPED BY CITY WITH ORDERS. 

Henry Atwood » !» 

Julia Austin * a 

Mrs. Julia Baker * 

Mrs. Blanchard * JJ 

Mr. Blossom g3 

Mrs. Cannell 

T Mrs : c "r y """ ZZ,, i6oo 

Louis Chapman • 

_ _.„ 1 8S 

D " ClUo 7 00 

C. Coeklin 6? 

Mr. Crapo ~ 1Q 

Norman Davis ^ 

Oeorge Dean M 0(l 

Angelina Penetuier 18 75 

William Dik email ' „ nf| 

Mary Donovan 

Martha Ellis , 

_ _ . I/O 

Mrs. Ercdette - nn 

., . a 00 

G. Flanders l2 Q() 

George Henry M 0Q 

Joseph Guertin „ 

John Heath „. nn 

_ _. h4 UU 

Mrs. T. Higgins g 7g 

John Howard ■ 0Q 

P. Hurley • 4 00 

Henry Imhoff ■ ■ ■ 

Mrs. H. Imhoff - 



CITY OF RUTLAND 119 

J. Jalkeska 28 00 

Cleo Johnson gg 50 

George Lamondiu 16 00 

Mrs. Labombarde 2 99 

Mrs. LaMountain 2 99 

T, Langello 4 80 

J. LaRoek 20 00 

Angelo LaVeechia 19 00 

Ernest Moss 13 00 

Mrs. Moss 4 IK.) 

Pilomena Murotta 16 00 

Mr. McCauley 24 00 

Mr. McGowan 7 25 

William Niles 15 00 

Mrs. William Nutting 3 50 

Henry Peters 75 00 

William Pitts 8 75 

fieorge Piatt 21 00 

Ed. Potter 8 00 

H. Preston 4 50 

Cleo Reea 3 41. 

Leon Reynolds 2 50 

Mrs. Richardson 31 00 

John Roddy 115 00 

G. Rodgers 3 00 

F. Savage 2 81 

Mrs. William Smith 27 00 

H. Stannard 26 00 

Louis Staves 10 00 

J. St. Lawrence 11 50 

Mrs. George Taylor 4 50 

Henry Wallett 3 00 

Mr. Wentworth 15 00 

John Winters 13 00 

James Wright 7 00 



PROPERTY AT CITY FARM. 

T have filed with the City Treasurer an inventory of live 
stoek, farming implements, horse, wagons, harnesses, hay, 
straw, eoal, household furniture, etc., amounting to $1,500.00. 

Respectfully submitted, 

PETER H. BROTJSSEAU, 

Overseer of the Poor. 



Report of Health Officer 



To the President and Members of the Board of Health, 
Rutland, Vermont. 

Gentlemen:— In accordance with the usual custom and re- 
quirements of the City Charter, I hereby submit my annual 
report as health officer for the year ending December 31, 1914. 

The number of transmissible diseases reported during the 
year was 442, a decrease of 519 cases over the previous year. 
Of this number there were but three deaths— as against eighteen 
deaths from similar diseases in 1913. Nine of the twelve typhoid 
cases were either brought here for hospital care or had con- 
tracted the disease elsewhere. 

An outbreak of small-pox occurred at the House of Correc- 
tion in April, but three cases developed and the disease was 
confined to that institution. Infantile paralysis appeared m 
September, three children were afflicted with the disease and 
all are reported to be making good recoveries. 

A mild form of diphtheria was prevalent throughout the 
latter part of the vear. The disease was poorly reported and 
it was necessary to culture the throats of school children in 
order to exclude and isolate the carriers. This proved an effect- 
ive measure at once— in three of the schools in which this work 
was done no more cases of the disease were reported. 

In pursuance of the regulations requiring the health officer 
to investigate the cause of death when persons die without- 
medical attendance, I beg to report that I was summoned to 
view twenty-three such eases, and to issue permission for their 
removal and burial as follows: Organic heart disease 9, apoplexy 
4 nephritis 3, acute gastritis 2, accidental electrocution 1, 
suicide by firearms % inanition I, gastric hemorrhage 1, pending 
investigation (autopsy) 1. 



CITY OF RUTLAND 



121 



Nine patients were admitted to the Isolation Hospital. 
The hospital building and equipment are in good condition. 
A city line telephone has been installed and we hope to have a 
road made over the lot from Stratton Road to the hospital porch. 
This would add much to the comfort of patients who are obliged 
to ride over this rough ground — at present it is a trying ex- 
perience, and when the ground is soft it is hardly safe to take 
an ambulance through the field. 

The total number of deaths from all causes throughout 
the year was 265 — a slight decrease over 1913. 



TABLE A. 



TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASES 









— 






















1914 


5 
— 


.d 
■_ 
— 


- 


April 


s 


£ 


July 


- 

< 


X 


— 

C 


Nov. 


£3 


Tota 


Chicken-pox 


41 


5 


•2 


2 





4 


2 





H 


» 


V2 


II! 


84 




2 





2 





i 


7 


6 


3 


8 


29 


24 


1 I 


93 




1 


1 


1 


( 


i 











° 


» 





i) 


4 


German measles 











1 


2 























3 


Infantile paralj'sis 


























2 


1 





° 


3 







1 


1 





2 


1 











ii 





1 


6 






1 


2 


4 


3 


11 


10 


3 


6 


26 


37 


■27 


141 






5 


6 


1 I 


2 


8 


4 


2 


2 





2 


1 


55 


Small-pox 











3 


























3 


Typhoid fever 








1 








2 





1 




2 





3 


12 


Whooping tough 


8 


5 


7 


8 


4 


1 








3 


1 


1 





38 


Total 


75 


18 


22 


29 


15 


3 1 22 


9 


24 


65 


7ii 


53 


442 



122 ANNUAL EE POET 

TABLE B. 
DEATH STATISTICS, 1914 



SEX 


Jan. 




— 

P. 


April 




| June 


1 July 11 


< 


■H 

& 

to 


1 Oct. || 


Nov. 


Dec. 


Total 




18 


a 
n 


1-1 
IE 


12 
il 


H 
11 


8 8 
1212 


r 

8 


14 
IS 


18 

9 


911 


137 
128 




7 


If 


e 




2" 


17 


27 


j23 


'2 


2(1 2L 


17 


32 


2; 


1! 




265 



TABLE C. 



AGE 































1914 




4 


S 


pril 


& 


c 


> 


si 




i 


> 


a 


13 

1 








s 


< 


<: 








■M 












7 


1 


1 


2 


■■' 


: 


1 


3 


6 


2 


3 


2 


36 




r 


c 


2 


1 


1 


1 


t! 


1 


2 


1 


1 


1 


11 




c 











i 





1 







1 


( 


3 




( 






( 


( 


1 





C 


! 





C 


1 


2 




c 


t 


1 ( 


c 


1 


i ( 


) ( 


t 







( 


1 


1 




i 


■ 


! t 


( 


: 


( 


> 1 


( 


3 


I 


[ 


< 


) 14 




t 


1 




; 


1 


) \ 


( 


: 


2 




\' 


! 


y 19 






: 


I i 


? S 


! 


L 


2 


( 






I J 




I 24 


50-60 




> ■ 


1 


1 1 


[ 


i ' 


I ■ 


■ 


2 


- 


1 ( 


1 : 


! 32 






J 


3 i 


2 < 


i 


■-> 


2 t 


■ 


? 7 


1 ' 


1 - 


t 


t 51 






5 




I ■ 


) 


J 


4 i 




1 1 




! ' 




3 50 


80-90 




> 


1 


■ 


> 


i 


1 t 




) E 




1 


) 


3 16 






) 


1 


1 




1 


i ( 


1 


3 1 


; 


) 


1 


> 6 




2 


51 


72 


72 


32120'2( 


)|l7 3212711 


11 


7 265 



CITY OF RUTLAND 123 



TABLE D. 

INTERMENTS 1914 

Calvary Cemetery 92 

Evergreen Cemetery . , 93 

Evergreen Vault 19 

St, Joseph's Cemetery 11 

St. Joseph's Vault 5 

Shipped for burial elsewhere 83 

Brought to Rutland for burial 35 

House of Correction Cemetery 2 

Prom one grave to another 10 

Still births, 1914 , 11 



TABLE E. 
NATIVITY 



1914 


9 
— 


Feb. 


— 
1 

s 


April || 


May 


June 


July 


ti. 
9 
< 


Sept. 


1 


Nov. 


Dee. 


Total 


Rutland 




8 


3 


1 


1 


"> 


6 


3 


5 


9 


6 


3 


3 


56 


United States 




13 


8 


20 


20 


13 1 1 


13 


6 


Hi 


11 


9 


9 


146 


England 










1 








Q 


: 











1 





■2 


Canada 
















1 


s 




3 


■■] 


3 


2 





14 


Ireland 




3 


4 


1 


2 


1 


2 


3 


3 


6 


3 


4 


1 


33 


Germany 





































1 


1 


Italy 
















1 














2 





1 


4 


Other countries 




1 


2 


1 


I) 





1 











2 





2 


9 


Unknown 




(1 


G 








(J 

















i) 


r 







25 


17 


27 


23 


21 


20 


20 


17 


■■',2 


27 


19)17 


265 



124 



ANNUAL REPORT 
TABLE T, 
DEATHS BY WARDS 



1914 



-S I=< r*. 



zr~ = = 



=t-_; > 
< .f C Z 



1 



Ward 1. 



Ward 
Ward 
Ward 



Ward 6. 



Ward 7, 
Ward 8. 
Ward 9. 
Ward 10. 
Wjird U . 



1 



0|2| 
313 
2 



-i 



I 

(I 
1 




6 
1 

■2 
1 

2 



5 5 
2 3 



4 2 
2 2 
I) 



27 
13 



9 

16 

69 
22 
34 
24 
19 
20 
1-' 



Total . 



.25 



17272321 



2020 



1732271917 265 



MISCELLANEOUS 



Admitted to Isolation Hospital 1914. 



Scarlet fever 4 

Infantile paralysis 2 

Diphtheria 2 

Typhoid fever 1 

Total - S 

Milk inspections 47 

Plumbing inspections 79 

School inspections 36 

Fire-escapes inspected 19 

Fruit markets inspected 9 

Disinfections 167 



CITY OP RUTLAND 



125 



CAUSES OF DEATH 1914 

No. 1 — General Diseases; 

Typhoid fever ]_ 

Whooping cough. t 

Diphtheria ^ 

Influenza i 

Pulmonary tuberculosis g 

Abdominal tuberculosis 2 

Tuberculosis meningitis t 

General tuberculosis , i 

Cancer of breast 

Cancer of colon ± 

Cancer of larynx , \ 

Cancer, mediastinal \ 

Cancer of pancreas 2 

Cancer of rectum , . _ _ \ 

Cancer of stomach 13 

Cancer of uterus 5 

Epithelioma of vulva 2 

Lympho-sarcoma of neck 1 

Sarcoma of buttock \ 

Sarcoma of thyroid , \ 

Sarcoma of neck \ 

Diabetes mellitus ; . . 5 

General septicemia * . 1 



Total 54 

No. 2 — Diseases of the Nervous System: 

Abscess of brain * 

Cerebral hemorrhage 30 

Epilepsy , 1 

General Paralysis 3 

Myelitis 1 

I 



126 



ANNUAL, REPORT 



Sciatic neuritis. 

Simple meningitis • 

Total. . .■' 

No. 3— Diseases of the Circulatory System: 

Aneurysm of aorta • 

Angina pectoris 

Cardiac asthma ■ ■ 

Arterio-sclerosis 

Valvular endocarditis 

Cardiac embolism 

Cardiac paralysis 

Cerebral embolism ■ 

Malignant endocarditis 

Myocarditis 

Total 

NOi 4_Diseases of the Respiratory System: 

Asthma 

Broncho-pneumonia 

Chronic bronchitis ■ 

Empyema 

Pleurisy * 

Pulmonary embolism 

Pulmonary edema 

Lobar pneumonia 

Total 

Na 5— Diseases of the Digestive System: 

Acute gastritis 

Chronic gastritis - 

Gastric ulcer ■ 



CITY OF RUTLAND 127 

Intestinal intususseption . 1 

Cirrhosis of liver. 4 

Entero-colitis 3 

Cholera-infantum 7 

Gastro-enteritis 3 

Suppurative appendicitis. 2 

Ruptured gall bladder I 

Strangulated femoral hernia 1 

Perforation of intestines 1 

Peritonitis 1 

Gangrenous stomatitis , 1 



Total 33 

No. 6 — -Diseases of the Genito-Urinary System and Adnexa. 

Acute nephritis 1 

Chr. Interstitial nephritis 16 

Chr. parenchymatous nephritis 4 

Cystitis 4 1 

Chronic prostatitis 1 

Pelvic abscess 1 

Shock -operation for ovarian cyst. . 1 



Total 25 

No. 7 — Diseases of the Puerperal State: 

Paralysis intestines following caesarian section. 1 

Septicemia following miscarriage 1 



Total 2 

m 

No. 8- — Diseases of the Skin: , 
Septicemia of face 1 



Total 1 



128 



ANNUAL REPORT 



No. 9 — Diseases of the Bones: 
Osteomalacia. 1 



Total. A 1 

No. 10— Malformations: 

Congenital malformation of heart 2 

Status lymphaticus ■ . ■ 1 



Total 3 

No. 11 — Diseases of Early Infancy: 

Premature birth @ 

Malnutrition 2 

Injury by forceps at birth. . , 2 

Hemetemesis 

Intestinal paralysis 1 

Improper feeding 2 

Congenital debility 

N on- development 

Inanition-lack of care 1 



Total 16 

No. 12— Old Age: 
Senility 8 



Total 8 

No. 13 — External Causes: 

Automobile accident 1 

Accidental fall 2 

Accidental gun shot wounds. % 

Accident-crushed falling block of marble 

Accidentally electrocuted 

Poisoning by food-mushroom 

Suicide by firearms 

Pending investigation 1 



Total 10 



CITY OF BTJTLANJJ 129 

No. 14— Ill-DeBned: 

Convulsions 2 

Debility i 



Total. 



MUJN IrlLY 


ClTT \ .Til T I TITf 

SUMMARY 


OF DAILY 


WATER 


ANALYSIS 


, 1914 






CITY TAP 


INTAKE 






Total 


B. Coli. 


B. Coli. 


B. Coli. 


B. Coli. 




Samples Col. 


Present 


Absent 


Present 


Absent 


January 


20 


1 day 


25 days 






February 


23 


1 day 


22 days 






March 


26 


1 day 


25 days 






April 


26 


5 days 


21 days 






May 


27 


5 days 


21 days 




1 day 


June 


24 


2 days 


22 days 






July 


27 


10 days 


16 days 


. 1 day 




August 


37 


15 days 


11 days 


11 days 




September 


39 


8 days 


18 days 


9 days 


4 days 


October 


27 


8 days 


19 days 






November 


23 


4 days 


19 days 






Dec ember 


25 


3 days 


22 clays 







Respectfully submitted, 

FREDERICK H.JGBBHARDT, M. D. 

Health Officer. 



m 



Report of the Inspector 
of Buildings 

To the Honorable City Council: 

In accordance with the requirements of the City ordinance, 
I respectfully submit my report as building inspector for the 
year ending Dec. 31, 1914. 

Houses built . . 61 

Barns changed to houses. . 12 

Additions to houses 12 

Piazzas built and repaired 52 

Stores built and repaired 15 

Barns built 16 

Sheds built, moved and repaired 36 

Poultry houses built and removed 34 

Green houses 4 

Garages . 16 

Marble shops 2 

Machine shop 1 

Theatre remodeled 1 

New fronts on stores 2 

Buliding used for U. S. mail service 1 

Building used for foundry 1 

Respectfully submitted, 



FRANK CONNIFF, 
Inspector of Buildings. 



Report of the City Weigher 



To the Honorable City Council: 

I respectfully submit the following statement of weighing 
clone on the City scale during the year 1914. 

Paid the City Treasurer for 2,411 weights $241 10 

Weigher's fees ..... ' n Br 

120 o5 

Net $120 55 

Number of loads of coal, etc., weighed for the school build- 
ings City and Memorial halls, free of charge, 651, making the 
total number of weights, 3,062. 



Respectfully submitted, 

H. B. WHJTTIER, 

City Weigher. 



Report of the Rutland Free 
Library 

To the Officers and Members of the Rutland Free Ubrary Am* 
ciation. 

The twenty-ninth annual report is herewith respectfully 



submitted : 

Number of volumes in the Library Feb. 1, 1914 19,637 

Increase by purchase ^ 

Increase by gift. ■ 

Increase by binding periodicals 

Number added from renting list. 

All other sources _ 7g7 



20,404 

Number of volumes worn out and withdrawn 38 



20,366 

Number of volumes lost and not replaced 



20,361 

Number of volumes withdrawn on account of con- ^ 
tagious diseases _ 



Number of volumes in the Library, Feb. 1, 1915 .... 20,359 



r i i mi i . 61,536 

Circulation of books 1914 ^ g6f . 

Circulation of books 1913 - ' 



Decrease in circulation for 1914 1 ' 43 ^ 



/ 

CITY OP RUTLAND 13a 

Circulation of pictures 1914 10,829 

Circulation of pictures 1913 10,799 

Increase for 1914 30 



Number of cards issued during 1914 574 

Number of cards issued during 1913 559 

Increase for 1914 15 



Number of cards issued to children during 1914 254 

Number of teachers' and subscription cards issued 

during 1914 250 

Number of teachers' and subscription cards issued 

during 1913 242 

Increase for 1914 * , 8 



Number of books drawn by teachers during 1914 15,679 

Number of books drawn by teachers during 1913. . . . 15,573 

Increase for 1914 106 



Number of works of fiction drawn by children during 

1914 9,687 

Number of works of fiction drawn by children during 

1913 9,754 

Decrease for 1914 67 



134 



ANNUAL REPORT 



Number of works of non-fiction drawn by children 

during 1914 4,269 

Number of works ,of non-fiction drawn by children 

during 1913 4,048 



Increase for 1914 , . . , 221 



Number of days the Library has been open 303 

Largest daily delivery March 7, 1914 491 

Smallest, daily delivery September 10, 1914 40 

Average daily delivery 203 



Amount received from fines 1914 $188.09 

Amount received from Association fees 1914 109.00 

Amount received from subscriptions, 1914 20. 10 



Total $317.19 



Number of periodicals subscribed for during 1914. . . 64 
Number of periodicals received by gift 36 



Total 100 



LUCY D. CHENEY, Librarian 



Treasurer's Report 



A S soSw° ffi0erS Md MembCTS ° f the Library 



RECEIPTS. 

Balance from 1913-14. . 

Appropriation from City.'.' .' .' M7 ™ ' nn $713 67 
Appropriation from Rutland town. 00 00 

Fines, subscriptions, etc " ' 9ns q 

Association fees f~? ff 

Tabard Inn Acct J* ?! 

Gifts from Clubs " ^ 

Gifts from Clubs for Calendar Fund.' 15 „ 

Sundries ' " _2 

Int. transferred from Trust Funds 



33 58 
40 36 

$4,426 «Jl 



$5,140 28 



DISBURSEMENTS 

Books. . . 

Binding.... $1 > 007 32 

saw...;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; 

Printing and postage.. 5 

Insurance. 9o 02 

Lighting ;;. ■ 90 00 

Repairs on lights ' "' JJ 

Fuel.. 10 29 

Telephone , ° 

Cleaning.. 30 10 

b 56 00 



136 



ANNUA! j KEFOET 



Typewriter and table 97, 00 

Supplies 138 33 

Catalog case ■: 19, t 50 

Bookshelves 34 24 

Calendar Fund Acct 15 00 

Story hour (Mrs. Bragg) 8^00 

Oiling street 5^00 

Incidentals. . 35 04 

■ $3,935 82 

Cash on hand. . 1,204 46 



$5,140 28- 



T1UJST FUNDS. 

Theo L. Smith fund $1,000 00 

Interest to January 1, 1915 77 03 

Harris fund 600 00 

Interest to January 1, 1915 24 24 

Seaver fund 300 00 

Interest to February 1, 1915 12 12 



$2,013 39 

Transferred to Library Acct 40 36 



$1,973 03 



SPECIAL FUNDS. 

Calendar fund , $1,135 50 

Interest to February 1, 1915 45 66 



$1,181 16 



CITY OF KUTLAND 

Florence Cramton Cutts Legacy m mj M 

Interest to February 1, 1915 3g 2g 

$10,035 28 

ELLEN B. CRAMTON, 

Treasurer. 

1 have examined the accounts as stated and find them correct. 
CORNELIA CHILDS PERKINS, 



Auditor. 



ANNUAL REPORT 

or THB 

SCHOOL COMMISSIONERS 

AMD 

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS 

OF TBE 

CITY OF RUTLAND 

FOH THE 

YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31 
1914 



School Calendar 

1914-1915 
(39 WEEKS) 



FALL TERM 

Fall Term begins Tuesday, September 8, 1914, and ends 
Friday, December 18, 1914 — 15 weeks. Vacation, 16 days. 

WINTER TERM 

Winter Term begins Monday, January 4, 1915, and ends 
Friday, March 26, 1915 — 12 weeks. Vacation, 9 days. 



SPRING TERM 

Spring Term begins Monday, April 5, 1915, and ends Fri- 
day, June 25, 1915 — 12 weeks. 



SCHOOL SESSIONS. 

For the grades 9 to 12 o 'clock a. m. and 1 :30 to 3 :30 o 'clock 
p. m. 

For High School 8:45 to 12 o'clock a. m. and 1:30 to 3:00 
o'clock p. m. 

Holidays : Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, Washington J s 
Birthday and Memorial Day. 



142 



ANNUAL HE PORT 



No-school signal: six blasts on the fire whistle (- - 
given at 8 or 11:30, closes first four grades for 
the half day following. The same signal repeated —no session 
in any school for the half day following. 

Regular meetings of the Board of Education, first Monday 
evening of each month at 7 :30 o'clock. Superintendent's Office, 
High School Building. 

Office hours of Superintendent of Schools, 8 :30 a. m. to 10 
a m. on school days; Saturdays during the term time from 9 :00 
a m. to 12:00 m. Office, High School Building. 



Board of School Commissioners 



CITY OF RUTLAND 



Organized July 6, 1914 

President, MARVELLE C. WEBBER, 26 So. Main St. 
Clerk, DAVID B. LOCKE, 50 Church St. 

SCHOOL COMMISSIONERS 



Name Residence Term Expires 

Dennis J, Canty, 10 Eugrera Ave 1917 

Thomas A. Cootey, 40 Washington St 1915 

Laura E. Cramton, 111 Park Ave. 191(5 

Edward C. Johnson, 17 Madison St 1915 

Harvey E, Kingsley, 73 Pine St 1916 

Charles H. Landon, 43 Grove St 1917 

George F. Leonard, 248 West St 1916 

Florence A. McCarthy, 33 Lincoln Ave 1916 

John F. Moloney, Forest Place i 1917 

Henry S. Parker, 66 So. Main St 1915 

Marvelle C, Webber, £6 So. Main St. 1915 



STANDING COMMITTEES 

On School Instruction, Text-Boohs and Teachers— 
McCarthy, Johnson, Parker, Cramton and Cootey. 

On Supplies — Parker, Kingsley, Canty and Moloney. 

On Finance — Landon, Kingsley and Leonard. 

On School Houses, School Property and Fuel— Johnson, 
Parker, Landon and Canty. 

On Tuition — Kingsley, Leonard and Moloney. 

On Rules, Regulations and Discipline — McCarthy, Cramton 
and Cootey. 



LIST OF TEACHERS 



Name of 
School and Teacher 



G ratio 



Where Educated 



Salary 



Service? 



David B. Locke 

High School 

Isaac Thomas 

Earle X. Gerrish . . . . 
Christine L. Nelson. . 
Marian E. Monroe. . 

Mary L. Moor 

Eleanor J. Meld on . . 
Ruth W. Temple. - . . 
Rowena, E. Purdon . . 

Nellie I. Button 

Marie W. Johnson. . 

Anna L. Butler 

Marion Thomas .... 
Raymond C. Bridges 
Nellie H. Newton . . . 

t Rosalie Ogte-. 

Fannie A. Williams . . 

Dana School 
*Rose C. Carrigan . . 
Mabelle A. Howley. . 
Agnes^H. Rule 



Superintendent 

Principal 

Asst. Principal 

Assistant 

Assistant 

Assistant 

Assistant 

Assistant 

Assistant 

Assistant 

Assistant 

Assistant 

Assistant 

Assistant 

Assistant 

Prin. Teacher Training Course 
Prin. Teacher Training Course 

Ninth 

Eighth 

Sixth-Seventh 



Dartmouth College 

Yale College 

University of Vermont .... 

Smith College 

Plattsburg Normal 

Colby College 

Rutland High School 

Mt. Holyoke College 

Battle Creek College 

Middlcbury College 

Rutland High School 

Middlcbury College 

Smith College. . , 

Colby College , 

Emerson School of Oratory 
Baltimore Training School. 
Syracuse University ...... 

Rutland High School 

Rutland High School 

Rutland High School 



.12,400 


00 


1906 


2,000 


00 


1908 


1,000 


00 


1913 


850 


00 


1912 


900 


00 


1903 


750 


00 


1914 


750 


00 


1908 


700 


00 


1908 


700 


00 


1910 


700 


00 


1909 


700 


00 


1907 


700 


00 


1913 


700 


00 


101 1 


1,000 


00 


1914 


5-50 


00 


1907 


1.000 


00 


1914 


900 


00 


1915 


775 


00 


1884 


475 


00 


1905 


525 


00 


1902 



♦principal 
fOii leave of absence. 



LIST OF TEACHERS — ■ Continued 



Name of 
School and Teacher 



Grade 



E. Agnes Reynolds . 
Nora B. Anthony . . 
Aids P. Skeeles. . . . 



Gilrain Avenue: 
Bernice H. Spafford ..... 

Mrtrli.'ion School: 

*Bessie M, Otis 

Helena G. Corcoran 

Maria E. Steward 

Anna F. Toohey 

Longfellow School: 
*Rhoda W. Southard .... 

M, Kit tie Crowley .- 

Louise A. Branchaud .... 
Adelaide. B. Sehryver ..... 

Irene E. Moroney 

Mary V. McCavet 
Mabel H. Gleason. . . 
Mary A. Tully. ..... 



Fifth 

Fourth ; 

Model Teacher 1st, 2nd 
3d Grades . 



and 



First-Sixth . 



Seventh. . . . 
Fifth-Sixth . 
Third-Fourtfi. 
First-Second . . 



Seventh 

Ninth 

Eighth 

Sixth 

Fifth 

Third-Fourth . 

Second 

First 



Whi'lv Kdur;i!i":l 



Castlet on Normal . . . 
Rutland High School . 



Burlington High School. 
Castleton Normal 



Rutland High School 

St. Joseph's Academy 

Rutland Classical Institute . 
Rutland High School .... 



Rutland High School . 

Oswego Normal 

Rutland High School . 
Rutland High School. 
St. Joseph's Academy . 
St. Joseph's Academy. 
Rutland High School. 
St . Joseph's Academy. 




450 00 
525 03 

675 00 

425 00 

050 00 
500 00 
503 00 
525 00 

700 00 
625 00 
550 00 
575 00 
450 00 
450 00 
525 00 
' 450 03 



Service 
Began 



1906 
1897 

1894 

1914 

1895 
1903 
1903 
1896 

1885 
1892 
1896 
1S95 
1908 
1905 
1896 
1905 



*Principal 



LIST OF TEACHERS — Continued 



iame of 
School and Teacher 



Grade 



Where Educated 



Salary 



Sendee 
Began 



Kingsley School: 
*Louese R. MacFarlane. 
Gerakiine M, Lyston. . . 

Mary E, Hickey 

Lena C. Ross 

Katherme M. Walsh . . . 

School Sir eel: 

*EUen Z, Mylott 

Mary J. Moher . 
Margaret S. Hulihan. . . . 
Ellen E. Dunn 

Lincoln School: 

*Etta Frankhn 

Jennie E. Cline 

May E. McCormack, . . . 
M. Catherine Puree! I . . . 

Abbie B, Greaves 

Eleanor T. Maughan . . . 
Frances M, McCormack. 
C. Marion Anderson .... 

Watkins Avenue 

*Kate E. Lamb 

Anna R. Maughan 

Lizzie 1. McLaughlin . . . 



*Principal. 



Fourth. . . . 
Fifth-Sixth . 

Third 

Second .... 
First 



Sixth-Seventh . 
Fourth-Fifth.. 
Second-Third . 
First 



Ninth 

Seventh-Eighth . 
Six-Seventh . . . . 

Fifth 

Fourth 

Third 

Second 

First 



First-Second 
Seventh-Eighth . 
Fifth-Sixth 



Rutland High School 

Rutland Teacher Training Class 

Rutland High School 

Dana Institute 

St. Joseph's Academy 



Castleton Normal .... 
St. Joseph's Academy. 
St. Joseph's Academy. 
St. Jaseph's Academy. 



Rutland High School 

West Rutland High School . 

Castleton Normal 

St. Joseph's Academv. 

R in land High School , 

Castleton Normal 

( lastleton Normal 

Rutland High School 



St. Joseph's Academy. 
Castleton Normal .... 
St. Joseph's Academy. 



637 


50 


1894 


425 


Of) 


1914 


525 


00 


1899 


575 


oo 


1894 


500 


00 


1903 


650 


00 


1893 


450 


(X) 


1905 


500 


00 


1003 


L;-,f) 


OJ 


1910 


725 


(t ) 


1893 


500 


00 


1913 


525 


00 


1912 


503 


OJ 


1903 


450 


00 


1908 


[.in 


00 


1914 


450 


00 


1910 


500 


00 


1003 


650 


00 


1893 


550 


00 


1911 


450 


00 


1906 



LIST OF TEACHERS — Continued 



Name of 
School and Teacher 




Catherine C. McKeogh 

'Park Street: 
Faunae C, Wilcox .... 

Mary E. Cannon 

Mary E. Onion 

Agnes B. Crowley 

Supervisors: 

Charles V. H. Coan . . , 

Harold B. Adams 

Harrie A. Arnsden 

Marion G. Lees 

A. Florence Goldsmith 

Mildred G. Adams .... 
John J. Hickey. . . . 



^Principal 



Third-Fourth 

Second-Third. . . . 
Sixth-Eighth. . . . 

Fourth-Fifth 

First 

Supervisor Music 

Supervisor Manual Training 
Supervisor Wood Working. , 

Supervisor Drawing 

Supervisor Do' t ic Science. . 

Office Clerk 

Truant Officer. . [ '. 



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Report of the President 

OP THE 

Board of School Commissioners 



To the Citizens of the City of Rutland: 

In submitting the customary report n the schools of the 
city, I wish to commend to your careful cousideration the ex- 
tended report of the Superintendent, to whom is committed the 
direct supervision and management of the schools. 

FINANCIAL STATEMENT 
I attach hereto the financial statement of the finance com- 
mittee of the school board for the year- ending December 31st 
1914. 

From this statement you will me that the gross receipts 
for the support of the public schools in this city during the 
past year were $64,616.29. Of this amount $53.972 71 was 
realized from city taxes, $3,618.16 from the State, $3*40 46 
from insurance, $2,125.00 from tuition, $1,001 01 for sale of 
high school text bocks, and the remainder, $658.95, from sundries 
and unexpended balance of the previous year. 

expeaditnrfiS were W09J2. Of this amount 
*42,449. 99 was paid for salaries, $10,090.33 for the repairs on 
school buddings, $4,279.37 for fuel and lights, $4,766.69' for 
text books and supplies, and the balance, $2,622.74, for insur-' 
anee, rent, printing and advertising, and sundries 

On December 31st, 1914, there had been incurred bills to 
the amount of $5,589.95 to be paid in January, 1915, as follows: 



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salaries for one month, $4,706.59; repairs on school buildings, 
$654.23; and sundries, $229.13, 

To meet these bills incurred in 1914, the school board had 
to its credit an. unexpended balance in the city treasury of 
$407 17 and we had on hand coal, text books and supplies, pur- 
chased in 1914. and one half of the various state rebates, an in- 
ventory of which was filed with the city treasurer, the es tun- 
ated value of which would about offset the deficit m the school 
financies for the fiscal year. 

The board of school commissioners has endeavored to eon- 
duct the schools during the past year on business principles and 
with the greatest economy consistent with efficient service and 
good results. When the board reorganised July last and plan- 
ned the work for the remainder of the school year it expected 
in accordance with charter restrictions, to close the financial 
year with all bills paid. 

" This desirable result would have been achieved had not the 
repairs on the Park Street building, necessitated by the recent 
fire in that building, greatly exceeded the board's estimate and 
the insurance money received, and had it not been necessary to 
expend a large amount in repairs upon the Madison School 
building demanded by an erder of the state board of health, 
wMeh had to be complied with before that school coidd be open- 
ed for the fall term. To meet these two emergencies an outlay 
in excess of $8,000 was required, while the amount received for 
insurance upon the Park Street building and furniture amounted 

to only $2,535.00. 

In other words, it required the expenditure of nearly $o,o00 
of school monev for extraordinary and unexpected repairs upon 
these two school buildings which caused the deficit m the school 
department. 

SCHOOL PLANT 

The president of the school board, in his report in 1912, 
clearly stated the condition of the school plant at that time and 
the inability of the hoard of school commissioners to meet extra- 



CITY OF RUTLAND 



ordinary outlays on the buildings out of the usual appropri- 
ation for school purposes, and I can well repeat his statement 
here, as follows : 

"We are able to report that the school buildings and 
grounds in this city are, in general, in good condition, the 
the school rooms attractive and well cared for. While this 
condition is gratifying to the board it must be remembered 
by the patrons of the schools and by the taxpayers of the 
city that a school plant costing in the aggregate several 
hundred thousand dollars, subjected to the continual and 
exacting uses of the schools and the public, and adequate 
to the needs of a growing and prosperous city, requires 
constant and watchful attention and a considerable outlay 
for up-keep each year. Two school buildings are still with- 
out modern system of heating and ventilation, the furnaces 
in four other buildings have now been in constant use for 
more than twenty years without extensive repairs and sev- 
eral school buildings will need painting and other repairs 
during the ensuing year, 

"To meet the ordinary repairs on the buildings the 
school funds are sufficient, but to meet extraordinary im- 
provements such as enlarging a school building or modern, 
izing the heating and ventilation plant, the present re- 
sources of the schools are not adequate." 

The city charter provides that. "It shall be the duty of 
said city to provide and maintain suitable school houses 
for the accommodation of all the public schools of 
said city." (Sec. 195) ; and that "The city council shall an- 
nually apjfropriate for the use of schools such sums as shall 
be recommended by the board of school commissioners, but such 
appropriation shall not exceed the amount which would be 
raised by a tax of fifty cents upon the dollar of the grand list 
of the city, excepting when authorized by the legal voters of 
the city to exceed that amount. Said board of school commis- 
sioners shall have no power to expend any money or to incur 



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ANNUAL, EEPOET 



any debt for any purpose by contract or otherwise beyond the 
amount of the appropriations made by the city council as herein 
provided." (Sec. 200). 

In my opinion these two sections of the city charter re- 
quire the city to provide and maintain, by special appropria- 
tion or bond issues, suitable school buildings, meet extraordinary 
repairs upon the same, and keep them adequately insured. Tire 
annual appropriation for schools is intended to be used to main- 
tain the schools, and not to be used for the above mentioned 
purposes. Ordinary repairs upon the several school buildings 
may be met out qf this appropriation. 

If this interpretation is correct, the school board has paid 
out of its school funds more than is contemplated in the city 
charter: for, during the past year, the hoard has paid the an- 
nual premium of $500 for carrying $95,000 insurance on the 
school plant; $2,500, in excess of insurance received, in repair- 
ing the Park Street building, necessitated in large part by the 
recent fire j $1,000 for repairing the furnaces in the Longfellow 
and Kingsley buildings, and $3,500 for improving the heating 
and ventilation system and making other improvements on the 
Madison Building called for under the recent order of the state 
hoard of health. 

The present amount of insurance is not adequate, but it is 
more than the board can well carry. The city council should 
provide adequate insurance. 

NEED OP A BOND ISSUE 

The school board was compelled to meet these extraordi- 
nary expenditures to protect the city's property and to keep the 
schools running, and as a result a deficit of about $5,500 existed 
in the school department at the close of the financial year, be- 
cause of expenditures that ought not to come out of the ap- 
propriation for the schools. 

Moreover, the state board of health has made an order upon 
the school board requiring extensive improvements in' the high 



CITY OP RUTLAND 



153 



school building prior to the opening of the schools next Septem- 
ber. The school board has already considered plans, specifica- 
tions and estimates of expense in making such improvements 
and the board feels confident that these will call for an expendi- 
ture from $10,000 to $12,000. 

The order of the state board of health is imperative upon 
the school board ami unless such improvements are made in ac- 
cordance with the order it is probable that the high school can 
not be opened next September. 

Again, the avails of the last bond issue for enlarging the 
Lincoln School building were sufficient to furnish and equip 
only two of the four- room addition. These two extra rooms will 
soon be needed to accommodate the increased school population 
in that section of the city, and extensive repairs must soon be 
made upon the School Street and other school buildings and the 
school board can see no other way to secure the needed funds 
for these extraordinary Improvements without a bond issue; 
hence, the school board at its last meeting by unanimous vote 
instructed its president to insert the proper article in the Warn- 
ing of the next city election asking the citizens to authorize a 
. bond issue of $25,000 to make improvements. 

MEDICAL INSPECTION 

The citizens of Rutland at the two last annual elections have 
voted in favpr of medical inspection in our schools by instruct- 
ing the board of school commissioners to appoint one or more 
medical inspectors. In conformity with these instructions of 
the citizens, and in tbe belief that medical inspection properly 
conducted would be of advantage to the school children, not only 
during their school life but in their life work, by giving early 
attention to deficiencies that can be remedied, and, also, would 
be beneficial to the community at large in the prevention of 
communicable disease and in the improved health and condition 
of school children, the school board, after due deliberation, 
has adopted a plan of systematic medical inspection for the 



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ANNUAL REPORT 



schools in this city. This plan contemplates the employment of 
a medical inspector upon the basis of payment for time actually 
spent in the work and for the employment of a school nurse to 
devote her full time during the school year to medical inspection 
work. 

It is expected that this plan carefully outlined by the 
school board will be put into effective operation in the near 
future. There seems to be a question whether it is not neces- 
sary, under the present statute relating to medical inspection, 
to submit to the voters annually whether they will authorize 
medical inspection for that year. On that account there will 
be an article in the Warning this year. 

CONCLUSION 

The school board takes this opportunity to express its con- 
fidence in the successful conduct of the schools in this city 
during the past year and its appreciation of the loyal support 
given to the schools by the citizens and tax payers of the city. 

Respectfully submitted, 

MARVELLE C. WEBBER,, 
President of the Board of School Commissioners. 



Rutland, Vt., February 8th, 1915. 



Financial Statement 

For the Year Ending December 31, 1914 



RECEIPTS 

Balance on hand January 1, 1914 $508 94 

State School Funds 1 118 16 

State Rebate on Manual Training 200 00 

State Rebate on Domestic Science 200 00 

State Rebate on Supt. of Schools 1^300 00 

State Rebate on Teacher Training Course 800 00 

Tuition Collected 2 1 25 00 

Ground Rent 18 00 

Sale of High School text books 1 001 01 

Insurance on Park St. School and* contents 3,'o40 46 

Insurance on Madison School Bldg 200 00 

Incidentals ^ Qi 

City Appropriation , 53,972 71 



$64,616 29 

EXPENDITURES 

Salaries $42,449 99 

Printing and advertising . . . . ; 119 42 

Insurance [ 556 4fJ 

Re P airs 10,090 33 

8u PP lies 2,861 97 

Fuel and lights 4^79 37 

Text books 1( 904 72 

Rent 115 49 

Sundnes 1,831 37 

—^—$64,209 12 



Balance unexpended Dee. 31, 1914 $407 17 



CHARLES H. LANDON, 
HARVEY R. K1NGSLEY, 
GEORGE P. LEONARD, 

Finance Committee. 



Report of the Superintendent 
of Public Schools 



To the Board of School Commissi oners and City Council of 
the City of Rutland : 

In accordance with the regulations of your honorable 
hoard, and the requirements of the City Charter, I herewith 
present my ninth annual report of the schools of this city. 

POPULATION AND VALUATION. 



Population of the city, 1914 (estimated) 

Grand list of the city, 1914. *"»$S £ 

Value of school property (estimated) m^MK UU 

Children between the ages of 5 and IS, June 30, 1914: 

Males $g* 

Females i 



Tota l 3,252 

Children between 5 and 8 yeasts, June 30, 1914 830 

Children between 8 and 16 years, June 30, 1914 l$m 

Children between 16 and 18 years, June 30, 1914 o-B 



Total «.252 



ENROLLMENT AND ATTENDANCE SINCE SEPT. 1, 1914. 



Number enrolled in public schools . 

Average membership in public schools AOT1 o 

Average daily attendance in public schools 1 ,9b3 . t> 

Enrollment in parochial schools I** 

Enrollment in other private schools U» 

Enrollment in public and private schools %W 

Less pupils enrolled twice ^ 



•Net total enrollment 3 ' 09 j 



SCHOOL CENSUS OF CHILDREN. 

Between the Ages of Five and Eighteen Years, 
June 30th, 1914. 



1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

6. 

7. 

8. . 

9. 
10. 
11. 



Ward 



Males 



Females Totals 



109 


134 


243 


166 


179 


345 


112 


110 


222 


57 


49 


106 


104 


141 


245 


200 


221 


421 


209 


212 


421 




166 


362 


141 


174 


315 


145 


143 


288 


142 


142 


284 


1581 


1671 


3252 


1541 


IMS 


3189 


1539 


1574 


3113 


1558 


1584 


3142 


1516 


1512 


302s 


1483 


1497 


2980 



Totals, 1914. 
Totals, 1913. 
Totals, 1912 . 
Totals, 1911. 
Totals, 3910. 
Totals, 1909. 



TABLE OF ATTENDANCE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS FROM 
SEPTEMBER 1, 1914, TO FEBRUARY 1, 1915. 









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Schools 


1 


1 




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Per C 
A 1 ten 

Meml 






445 


432. 


427 




98.8 




f 


295 


267 


253 


2 


94.8 


Gilrain Avenue 


1 


21 


21.3 


19 


2 


90.1 


Madison 


4 


164 


153.1 


145 


2 


94.8 




8 


326 


288.7 


273 


6 


94.8 




5 


209 


175 . 5 


164 




93.4 


School Street 


4 


122 


102.7 


97 


1 


94.5 


Lincoln 


8 


350 


313. 


299 




95.5 


Watkins Avenue 


4 


178 


164.9 


157 


2 


95.3 


Park Street 


4 


171 


153.4 


148 


1 


96.6 




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Totals, 1914-15" r 


65 


2281 


2071.6 


1983 


r, 


95.8 


Totals, 191.3-14 


64 


2284 


2092.7 


1981 


8 


94.7 


Totals, 1912-13 


63 


2251 


2053.4 


1949 


2 


94.9 


Totals, 1911-12 


64 


2172 


2003.8 


1901 


7 


94.9 


Totals, 1910-11 


64 


2191 


1972.3 


1870 




94.8 


Totals, 1909-10. 


(14 


2148 


1988.9 


1870 


6 


94.1 



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4 
8 
5 
4 
7 
4 
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Special Teachers . 
Totals, 1913-14.. 
Totlas, 1912-13, . 
Totals, 1911-12- ■ 
Totals, 1910-11- 
Totals, 1909-10. . 



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63 

64 I 

64 

64 



432 
293 
21 
180 
352 
225 
123 
272 
171 
165 



399 I 
274 

18.8 
161.7 ' 
318.4 i 

203.1 
107 5 
263. 6 
160.8 
153,1 



382.2 
258 
16,9 
148.8 
302.1 
188 
100,6 
249.2 
151. 
144, 



2234 
2233 
2147 
2158 
2259 



2060. 
2003 . 1 
1989.3 
1948.6 
1952.7 



1940.8 
1888.9 
1872.3 
1825.2 
1827.6 



95.8 
94,2 
90 
92 

94,9 
92.6 
93 :6 
94.5 
93.9 
94.1 



94.2 
94.2 
94.1 
93.7 
93.5 



, ...92. 

General Average of the State, 1913-14 



FINANCIAL STATEMENT. 
For the Natural School Year Ending June 30, 1914. 



*58,922 67 

SB ^gSSZ - &OA^k reWi- ^ W 20 , 298 97 

ment, but less book rebate. .... 38,623 70 

Total expenditures on Grade (schools.. • • • • • 28 60 

Expense per pupil mt ™ **W memb B r S h.p 



m above statistics are based upon the latest 
tb, Citv Clerk and to the State Superintendent of Education. 
' of last year they show that during the 

school ¥ m ending June 30, 1914, the enrollment, 



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membership and attendance increased eleven, fifty-seven and 
fifty-two respectively while for the first half of the current 
school year the enrollment, membership and attendance each 
remained practically the same as recorded the preceding year. 

The percentage of attendance to the membership continues 
to show a general average of 94.2% compared with a general 
average throughout the state of 92%. 

FINANCES 

The total resources for the schools during the fiscal year 
ending December 31st, 1914, were $64,616.29 and the expendi- 
tures were $64,209,12, leaving an unexpended balance in the 
City Treasury of $407.17. There also had been contracted 
additional bills to the amount of $5,589.95, which were prop- 
erly chargeable to the school accounts of 1914 but which by 
the by-laws of the Board, were not due until January, 1915. 
After deducting the unexpended balance in the City Treas- 
ury and not anticipating estimated assets, there existed on 
December 31st, 1914, a deficit in the School Department of 
$5,182.78. 

This unexpected deficit resulted from two extraordinary 
expenditures. In January, 1914, the Park Street School Build- 
ing was damaged by fire which together with other needed im- 
provements, principally on the heating and ventilation system of 
the building, caused an expenditure of $2,669.86 in excess 
of the insurance received for damage on the building and 
furniture. 

On July 20th the State Board of Health served notice 
upon the School Board that certain improvements in the 
lighting, heating and ventilating of the Madison School Build- 
ing must be made prior to the opening of the schools in Sep- 
tember, 1914. The School Board proceeded to comply with 
the order of the State Board of Health and has expended upon 
that property since receiving said notice, $3,558.38. 



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ANNUAL BEPORT 



Had it not been for these two extraordinary and unex- 
pected expenditures amounting to $6,228.24 no deficit would 
have existed in the School Department at the close of the last 
fiscal year. 

IMPROVEMENT OF SCHOOL PLANT 

On July 20th, the State Board of Health also served 
notice upon the School Board that certain specific improve- 
ments should he made upon the High School Building to meet 
the regulations of said Board of Health in all particulars 
before the opening of the school in the fall of 1915. 

The School Board has taken steps to comply with this 
order by securing plans, specifications and estimates of cost 
for such improvements and the School Board is ***** 
that it will require an outlay of from $10,000 to $12,000 to 
carry out this order of the State Board of Health. 

Moreover, repairs and improvements involving a large 
expenditure must soon be made upon other school buildings, 
particularly the School Street Building and the fitting up at 
two additional rooms in the Abraham Lincoln Building. 

The City Charter does not allow the Board of School 
Commissioners or even the City Council to appropriate and 
expend money, even for such extraordinary improvements, 
in excess of what the schools are now receiving and have 
for several years past received, except as such expenditures 
are authorized by the voters of the city. 

The School Board has, therefore, caused an article to be 
inserted in the Warning of the coming city election, authoriz- 
ing the Citv Council to issue bonds to meet these extraordm- 
arv improvements to he made upon the several school build- 
ings and to meet the deficit in the school finances caused by. 
the repairs on the Park Street Building occasioned by the 
recent fire and also the repairs on the Madison School Build- 
ing made necessary by the order of the State Board of Health. 



CITY OF RUTLAND 



161 



TEACHING FORCE 

The policy adopted several years since of filling vacancies 
in the teaching force with trained and experienced teachers 
only and of paying the salaries that such teachers and positions 
command has been strictly adhered to. Seven positions dur- 
ing the year have been filled as follows: four by college gradu- 
ates, two hy normal graduates and one by a graduate from 
the Rutland Teacher Training Class. 

The teaching force is exceptionally strong and the work 
of the schools continues upon a high plane of efficiency. 

Twenty-seven teachers now hold life certificates which 
show that such teachers have taught in this state in excess 



of five hundred weeks. The present teaching force consists 
of the following: 

High School teachers 15 

Grade teachers 44 

Special teachers 6 



Total 65 

The teachers prepared for their professional duties as 

follows: ^ 19Q9 im 

College-bred *. 7 13 

Normal-trained 6 12 

Academies and High Schools 39 35 

Special training 10 5 



Total 62 65 



The schedule of automatic increases in grade teachers' 
salaries due to time service, adopted a score of years ago, was 
formally abolished last May to take effect July 1st, 1914, and 
all future increases in salaries are to be based upon efficiency 
and merit. Under the former system as originally adopted 
the salary paid new teachers during the flfsi years of service 
(11) 



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ANNUAL REPOBT 



was so small that it "was impossible to secure those who were 
thoroughly trained and efficient since the salaries paid in 
other towns and cities were so far above that paid new 
teachers under the old schedule that efficient teachers natur- 
ally sought positions elsewhere, frequently outside the' state. 

Under the new system the Board is at liberty, if it wishes 
to exercise its right, to pay each teacher a salary commensu- 
rate with her efficiency irrespective of the number of years 
of service. This right the Board should exercise with discre- 
tion and with absolute justice to all. If 1 mistake not, the 
aim of the Board will be not to decrease present salaries, 
but rather to grant increases in the future based entirely on 
excellency in work, and to select candidates on the ground 
of efficiency rather than accept inefficient teachers at low 
salaries. 

Last May four* hundred teachers of this county held a 
convention in this city under the auspices of the Rutland 
Teachers' Association. At this meeting the Rutland County 
Teachers' Association was organized. The design of this 
county organization is to hold a meeting within the county 
each spring for mutual helpfulness and for the study of the 
school problems peculiar to this county. 

The teachers in this city will again have the pleasure of 
entertaining the teachers of the state since the Executive, 
Committee of the State Teachers' Association has given notice 
that the next annual convention of the State Association will 
be held in this city, October 14-16, 1915. It is always a source 
of inspiration to teachers of any city to have the State Con- 
vention meet with them and it will be our endeavor to ex- 
tend so cordial a greeting to the visitors that it will likewise 
be a pleasure to them to attend future conventions in this 
city. 

During the past year more than one thousand persons 
visited our schools, many of whom came from outside our 
city limits. It is always gratifying to teachers and pupils 
to receive visitors, especially the parents and friends of the 
pupils. 



CITY OF BUTLANB 



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PENSIONS FOR TEACHERS 

The teachers of this city are greatly interested in the 
state-wide movement of pensioning those who by reason of 
age or other disability are incapacitated for further service in 
the public schools. 

Under the present laws, towns and cities may pay a 
pension to a teacher who has taught in a public school in this 
state thirty years. The state also has agreed to duplicate 
any sum, not exceeding $10,000 annually, raised by private 
efforts for creating a State Retirement Fund. 

Under this latter law the teachers and their friends in 
Rutland have already contributed $1,565 and the total fund 
at present amounts to about $25,000. 

The teachers realize that under the present laws it must 
of necessity be many years before the income from such a 
Retirement Fund will be sufficient to pay adequate pensions 
and therefore there is quite a general desire to secure further 
legislation whereby a percentage of the salary of the teacher 
may be deducted by the town or city and added to the in- 
come of the State Retirement Fund so that a state system of 
pensions may become operative in the near future. In case 
such further legislation cannot be secured, T would suggest 
the advisability of the Board receiving authority from the 
city to pension deserving teachers who may wish to retire. 

Tt is especially fitting that Rutland take the lead in this 
movement since no other town in the state can show more 
continuous or worthy service on the part of its teachers. 

MEDICAL INSPECTION 

In accordance with the vote at the last two city elections 
the School Board, after careful investigation of the methods 
employed in other cities, has agreed upon a plan of medical 
inspection in the public schools of this city to be put into 
operation as early as practicable. The plan "adopted includes 
the employment of a medical inspector who will receive pay 



ANNUAL REPORT 



for service actually rendered and a school nurse who will 
give her entire time, under the direction of the inspector, to 
detection and follow-up work in the school and the home. 

It is believed that such work will he effective in safe- 
guarding children from contagious diseases and in detecting 
and removing defects which may be remedied by proper at- 
tention and treatment. 

VERMONT EDUCATIONAL SURVEY 

In 1912 by legislative enactment, a commission was ap- 
pointed by the Governor to investigate the educational sys- 
tem and condition of the state and to recommend hy bill, or 
otherwise, such re-organization of our public elementary and 
secondary schools in adjustment to the entire educational 
system of the state as would promote the ends of unity, har- 
mony, economy and efficiency. In accordance with this en- 
actment the educational commission made, or caused to be 
made, an exhaustive survey of the educational interests of 
the state and has presented a Mil embodying its recommen- 
dations to the General Assembly now in session. It is im- 
possible to say whether this bill will be enacted into a law. 
Tn ease it becomes a law it. will have a direct effect upon the 
general management and control of the public schools in liber- 
alizing courses of study, in equalizing educational advantages 
and expenditures, and in re-directing the emphasis and aims 
of puble education in this state. In case the bill is not passed, 
it is probable that the several reports made and the discus- 
sions engendered thereby will have an indirect influence upon 
the present courses of study and aims in education almost 
as great as if it should become a law. 

In view of this uncertainty in the educational status of 
the state, little attempt has been made in our schools dur- 
ing the past year to introduce new courses or modify courses 
already established. All the various departments have been 
conducted with efficiency and the results obtained in each 
have on the whole been very gratifying. 



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EDUCATIONAL TREND 

The trend in public school education, especially in sec- 
ondary grades during the last two decades in this countrv 
and abroad, has been clearly along vocational lines This 
Term . Vocational Education" as here used is meant those 
practical studies which will enable the child to find himself 
aid Inrn most in the right choice of an occupation and best 
prepare hna for useful employment. 

The Commission on Vocational Education, appointed bv 
he I anient of the United States, one member of which '» 
Hon. Carroll 8. Page of Vermont, reports as follows - 

There is a great and crying need of vocational educa- 
tion for every part of the United States-to conserve and de- 
velop our resources; to promote a more productive and pros- 
perous agriculture; to prevent the waste of human labor- 
to supplement apprenticeship; to increase the wage-earn b« 
iwer of our productive workers; to meet the increasing d* 
jnand for trained workmen; to offset the increased cost of 

ves 1 7 T ^ 1Catl0U iS " eeded * 8 tow*** m- 
tment for tins Natron, because our national prosperity 

2?7 Ht St3ke and our ^ the ZrkZ 

of the world can not otherwise be maintained," 

"That sneh schools supported and controlled by the pub- 
lic should be of three types in order to meet a variety of needs: 

a Ail-day schools in which practically half of the 
W should hegiveu to actual practice (or J yo J^ 
a useful or productive basis. 

of *h ^S*^ f chools for WWW workers over 14 vears 
o age, which should extend either their vocational knowh 

xfend tf " PreP r at " U *" entranCe t0 a W«tto or 
extend the general cr™ or vocational intelligence of the 

edgefor m'atnr jSK! * the V ° Catio » aI 

cage tai mature workers, over 16 years of age." 



ANNUAL EE PORT 



The scheme here outlined, showing the present trend in 
public school education, has been undertaken m par or m 
whole with marked success by many towns and cltie. m ^ 
England and by rf« a larger number m the We t. » 
Sol Board o£ Rutland would be unable With its *r *** 
resources to carry out the entire plan, zt „ possib e to 
.long those lines and to undertake some phases of the woik 
which thus far it has not attempted. 

Mime courses in school and shop work are possible 
With no additional expense to the city and with * ^decided 
relief to the present crowded condition m the High Sdiool. 

Continuation courses for assisting those who have been 
obliged to leave school to aid in the support of the home could 
be conducted by the present teaching force with Utile added 

evening schools for all persons above compulsory 
school age, who have been compelled to leave school or who 
nave r«entLv come to our country, could be earned on at 
comparatively little additional expense to the city. 

Additional industrial and business courses might be es- 
tablished some of which, particularly in agriculture, would 
be assisted by state aid. 

The question may be raised whether, with the toted 
school funds, the city should attempt more in education than 
he ate requires. The Board already is doing much more 
Ihan the minimum of requirements of the state by keeping ; the 
schools in session during a longer school year and by main- 
taining special and advanced courses in both the elementary 
and secondary grades. 

The question is, therefore, how can the Board expend the 
funds at its disposal for the greatest good to the greates 
nunrber thereby securing to the people of Rutland the highest 
benefits from our public school system? 



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HIGH SCHOOL 

The High School continues to hold, as it justly deserves, 
a very important place in the educational system of our 
country; and it is a matter of gratification that our High 
School ranks as one of the very best in the State. 

During the last school year the enrollment, membership 
and attendance of the school equaled that of any previous 
year; while during the present year they have each exceeded 
that of last year; it is also worthy of note that during the 
present year the regularity of attendance excels that of any 
former year and is probably not exceeded in any high school 
in New England. 

Within the past few years new courses have been estab- 
lished in manual training, domestic science, elocution and 
training of teachers; and courses in the commercial, science 
and art departments have been greatly strengthened. 

The graduating class last June numbered eighty and 
nearly one-half of its members are continuing their studies in 
higher institutions of learning. The present senior class num- 
bers seventy-eight, and doubtless as large a proportion of its 
members will continue their studies elsewhere next year. 

The expense last year of maintaining the High School, 
including a reasonable proportion of the cost of school admin- 
istration and miscellaneous expenditures, exceeded $20,000 
or about 34% of the total amount expended upon all the 
schools. Not including the interest on the amount invested 
in the school plant nor the several rebates received from 
tuitions and from the state, it cost the city last year, based 
on the average membership, $50.87 for educating each pupil 
in the High School and $23.25 for each pupil in the grades. 

The Principal in his report has called your attention to 
the crowded condition of the school and the need of addi- 
tional teaching force; and the State Board of Health has 
ordered the city to make extensive, improvements on the build- 
ing, all of which will still further increase the per capita 
cost in the High School. 



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During the present school year sixty-seven pupils outside 
the city have attended the school paying tuition at the rate 
of $36.00 per year, which is at least $14.00 per pupil less than 
it costs the city. » 

In view of the importance and the large expense involved 
in maintaining our High School, I feel it my duty to raise 
three questions for the consideration of the Board. 

% Whether the amount expended upon the High 
School is out of proportion to the total amount of money 
at the disposal of the Board? 

2. Whether tuition pupils are hearing a just pro- 
portion of the expense of maintaining the High School? 

3. Whether the school, even at present, is giving 
a just and proportionate attention to those pupils who 
are preparing for citizenship and the ordinary duties of 
life? 

It should be stated, in fairness to the present courses of 
study, that the cost of maintaining courses along vocational 
lines is greater than those along academic lines, and also that 
the per capita cost in our High. School is at present lower 
than the average per capita cost in the ten largest high schools 
in the state. In my opinion the tuition should hy no means 
be raised to such an extent as to prohibit outside pupils from 
attending the High School, since it is desirable to have these 
pupils in our school and city and it would be unjust to de- 
prive them of high school advantages. 

BYE AND EAR TEST 

The following data comprehend the results of the exam- 
ination of eyes and ears of the pupils in the public schools of 
the city of Rutland, made during the current year in accord- 
ance with the state law; these data are published in the be- 
lief that they may be of interest and help to parents. 



CITY OP RUTLAND 169 

1912 1914 

Number of pupils examined lfuQ 1697 

Number of pupils found defective 364 '345 

Per cent of pupils fouud defective 21.8 20.3 

Number of pupils found defective in Eyes 

Both eyes 189 J77 

Right eye only , 42 51 

Left eye only _ _ 5Q 42 



f«W 281 270 

Ears 

Both ears .*« 

Left ear only ±% 1 

Left ear only 1 



TotaI 33 20 

JJetective in two or more organs 16 26 



SPECIAL REPORTS 
Annexed to this report will he found those of the Princi- 
pal of the High School, Supervisor of Music, Supervisor of 
Drawing, Supervisor of Manual Training, Supervisor of Dom- 
estic Science, Principal of the Teacher Training Class and 
Truant Officer. 

We ask your careful attention to these reports which 
give a general idea of the scope of work done in these varie-us 
departments. 

* CONCLUSION 
In closing this report I wish again to make hearty acknowl- 
edgment of the unfailing courtesy, good will and' assistance 
so generously extended to me during the past year bv all 
with whom I have been associated. 

Respectfully submitted, 

DAVID B. LOCKE 
February 15th, 1915. Superintendent of Schools. 



Report of the Principal of the 
High School 

Rutland High School, Feb. 1, 1915. 
To Mr. David B. Locke, Superintendent of Schools: 

In presenting to you this, my sixth annual report of the 
high school, it seems to me quite unnecessary to give many 
statistics regarding registration, attendance, and so forth, 
inasmuch as these may he found in the proper tables. Nor 
does it seem to me necessary to speak of the school in regard 
to its daily work and its activities, athletics and the like, ex- 
cept in a general way. Enough to say that the work of the 
school keeps its established high grade, as proved by the 
record of our boys and girls in and out of college ; that the 
athletics are in better condition than a year ago at this time, 
better in tone, in spirit, and in finances; and that the school 
Xiaper, "The Oread," has greatly improved its standing, both 
in finances and in school interest and school support. 

But the few changes that were made last September in 
the administration of the Course of Study are working hard- 
ship in various directions, something that always happens 
when changes are made without careful and intelligent con- 
sideration of the conditions under which the changes have 
to be administered and without wise foresight in providing 
the means for carrying out the changes to the best advan- 
tage of all concerned. For example, the school is suffering 
from overcrowded classes in some subjects; from the teach- 
ing of some subjects by teachers who ought not to be re- 
quired to teach them ; from a complication of the daily pro- 
gram by which the work of the special studies is very much 
■cramped ; ami from a daily requirement of work of some 



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teachers that makes quite impossible that efficiency of which 
the teachers are capable and to the benefit of which the boys 
and girls are entitled. 

The two things fundamentally responsible for this condi- 
tion of hardship are : (1) lack of sufficient room, (2) lack of 
a sufficient number of teachers. Let me present these two 
matters separately. There are in the high school 403 seats, 
and at the present writing — though the year is half over — 
there are 402 pupils, exclusive of the Teachers' Training Class 
and the Post Graduates, 421 in all. Since September, 22 have 
dropped out so that the building has been overseated, at times, 
by 16 to 18, an overseating made possible by crowding into 
several of the rooms tables and chairs. But to seat a high 
school and to move it for work arc two very different things, 
as even a tyro in school administration kuows, and under the 
specialized teaching system of all secondary schools the mov- 
ing of the school to recitations becomes a necessity. To fill 
the seating capacity of such a school, much more to overseat 
it, becomes, therefore, a very serious hindrance to its work. 

This has been the condition of the high school since last Sep- 
tember. In June, 1915, after graduation, there will remain in 
the school, in round numbers, 325, so that, reckoning only 125 
for the incoming class — 161 have thus far been enrolled in the 
Freshman Class this year — there will be 450 to be seated in 
the present building's 403 seats, for I have excluded from my 
calculation the Teachers' Training Class and Post Graduates. 
This reckoning takes no account of the action of the Board of 
Health in condemning the overcrowding of some rooms in the 
building, which will diminish the number of seats in it. Evi- 
dently, then, there will not be room next year even to seat 
the school, much less to move it. The situation seems to me 
to demand your most serious attention. 

But lack of a. sufficient number of teachers is as serious 
a drawback to that school efficiency to which the taxpayer is 
entitled, as is a lack of room, though much more easily rem- 
edied. The school ought to have had an additional teacher 
this year, for the lack of one has made many divisions too 



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large and has filled the time of teachers too full for the best 
service to the pupils. This also demands the Board's serious 
attention, and when the prospective changes in the curriculum 
have been worked -out there will much more likely be a need 
for two additional teachers than for one. 

As a temporary relief to the crowded condition of the 
school, both for teachers and pupils, without much expense, 
I recomoiend the removal of the Manual Training work to a 
separate building and of the Superintendent's office to the 
City Hall. The first would give room for 25 to 30 pupils more 
in the high school; the second would both give to the lady 
teachers a respectable place for a cloak room, to the principal 
a convenient place for his office, and to the school an addi- 
tional, if small, recitation room, to say nothing of the large 
loom in the basement which, with a hard wood floor in it, 
would serve admirably as a drawing room, leaving the Assem- 
bly Hall entirely free for recitation purposes. 

I ought to mention as a matter for thankfulness the re- 
sumption of the normal school day, closing at three o'clock, 
and the continuation of the one session on Friday, both of 
which have measurably increased the good work of the school 
by ministering greatly to its good-will and content. I am 
glad to record the appreciation of the school for this wise 
consideration on the part of the Board. 

Tn closing T wish to thank the Board for their continued 
confidence in the administration of the high school, a confi- 
dence which the principal and bis teachers will continue to 
show has not been misplaced. 

Respectfully submitted, 

ISAAC THOMAS. 

Principal. 



i 



Report of the Supervisor 
of Music 

To Air. David B. Locke, Superintendent of Schools: 

The following is my rep'ort for the year 1914. 

The music study in the schools during the past year has 
progressed along the usual lines with a gratifying improve- 
ment in interest and ability in several rooms. During the* 
"Winter Ten a the Teacher Training Class received a course of 
lessons in elementary music work. The young ladies took 
up the study with unusual interest, and each one presented, in 
practice- teaching, one or more rote songs, applying to each 
the usual methods for developing from the music of the song, 
perceptions of phrasing, rhythm, tonality and intervals. In 
the Spring Term the junior orchestra played two selections 
at the BasebaU Fair, which were rendered with accuracy and 
-spirit, giving good promise of their future usefulness. Be- 
ginning also with that term the High School Seniors took 
up the music for their Commencement which as the time 
drew near seemed to be well learned, but which was disap- 
pointing in force and expression on Commencement day, show- 
ing that more rehearsing and greater earnestness and pride 
should he given the matter if the class music is to he success- 
ful on this important occasion. 

The singing of the upper grades at their Memorial Day 
exercises in the Assembly Hall was unusually smooth and ex- 
pressive. At the close of the exercises the Salute to the Flag 
was splendidly s-ung for the first time by the hundreds of 
children and was most inspiring. The singing of the ninth 
grades at their graduation exercises and the playing of the 
orchestra at the High School Commencement were worthy 
of especial mention. During the Fall Term at a concert for 



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the benefit of the Teachers' Retirement Fund the children 
£t££ ti good chorus **« the older closes tag 
very ereditahle work entirely unaceonipamed «A 
conducting. Owing to multiplicity of engagement, the U gh 
Schoo orchestra rehearsals were poorly attended during the 
Fal Term and very little ensemble work could he done, al- 
thou^ perhaps rather more individual work has been ac- 
complished than during some other se~ 

It is pleasant to refer to the interest with which *J"gK 
-r.de elaLs learned their music for participation m S uttj^s 
fZ Community Christmas, and it would seem that not lung 
^Z^L, cold prevented a complete success of the 

Thf^endid result, which are obtained in hundreds of 
scholw the country by the use - 

^hll'e^r intended to curate a taste for the gj 
i i i„,Ti.lnn amireeiation and analysis, vjmj 

s;r—:;^f r:tifui 

iige can the public taste he raised, and this can be aecom 
ISied for the children of the rich and poor alike by the 

hope that the time is not far distant 
W J S-h th/schools of Rutland may be put ^vpou an 
Accredited basis, and may more nearly approach the i n 
Itaudard which is being set by the progressive schools through- 
out the country. 

Respectfully submitted, 

CHARLES V. EC COAX, 

Supervisor of Music. 

February 15th, 1915. 



Report of the Supervisor of 
Drawing 

« 

To Mr. David B. Locke, Superintendent of Schools: 

The report of the Supervisor of Drawing for the year 
1914-15 is hereby presented. 

One year's work follows another with little change in 
subject and constant improvement in method. The course 
aims to present the subject so that a child of average ability 
may gain a knowledge applicable to his daily life. A well 
disciplined room, an understanding of the subject by the 
teacher and an orderly presentation of the lesson are neces- 
sary to secure good results. 

The teachers of the first four grades continue to do all 
the teaching with the aid of meetings where the program for 
the following month is presented and explained. In grades 
five to nine the teachers give one-half of the lessons. Owing 
to the seating of two grades in a room in many of the schools, 
one program is planned for grades one and two, one for 
grades three and four and one for grades five and six. Where 
there are such combinations as grades two and three, four 
and Ave, or six with seven or eight, the program of the lower 
grade has to be used or the programs of the two grades have 
to be adapted. Either arrangement interferes with the graded 
course in drawing and retards the progress of the pupil. 

In the High School this year there are four classes in 
mechanical drawing and three in freehand, the total registra- 
tion in the latter being larger than that of last year. During 
the fall term lessons of a double period a week were given 
to the Teacher Training Class, outside work being required. 
It seems wise to repeat a statement made in previous reports, 
that those who intend to take this course should elect drawing 
for the preceding years of High School. Normal instruction 



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presupposes a knowledge of a subject. Many who enter the 
Teacher Training Class do not have this knowledge of draw- 
ing. This lack makes it difficult for pupils and teacher *» 
secure the results desired. _ . 

The yearly 'exhibit of Drawing, Manual Training, and 
Domestic Science was held in the Dana Building last June. 
The drawing exhibit aims to show the orderly development of 
the course from grade one through the High School in the 
main subject taught such as drawing of flowers and fruits 
design or adaptation of natural forms to practical use and 
object drawing or perspective. The designs are worked out 
in class and are as original as individual ability can produce. 
Last year the sixth grade girls applied their rosette designs 
to pin cushions and the seventh and eighth grade girls, then- 
bilateral designs to bags. The designs were applied under 
the direction of the teacher in sewing. The work exhibited 
is selected from the regular lessons. 

The last exhibit was more extensive than heretofore and 
represented careful, conscientious and excellent work on the 
part of pupils and teachers. The small number who visited 
it was a disappointment. The parents and friends who came 
were verv appreciative of the work displayed. A cordial invi- 
tation is 'extended to all to visit our next exhibit. 

Thanks are due to teachers, pupils, and to all who give 
willing and intelligent aid and co-operation m the develop- 
ment of the course. The ready response to each demand is 
very gratifying and is much appreciated by me personally. 
Respectfully submitted, 

MARION G. LEES, 
Supervisor of Drawing. 

February 6th, 1915. 



Report of the Supervisor of 
Manual Training 

To Mr. David B. Locke, Superintendent of Schools: 

I hereby present my third annual report as Supervisor of 
Manual Training. 

Perhaps the most prosperous year thus far in the history 
of this department has just passed. The crowded condition 
of the classes, particularly in the High School, and the inter- 
est manifested by the boys in their work show us more and 
more that Manual Training has finally secured a firm founda- 
tion in our schools. The increasing desire of the students for 
this line of work warns us that in the near future the enlarg- 
ment of the department cannot be avoided. 

The installation of machinery has especially made the 
department more interesting to all students and the efficiency 
since its installation has been doubled. 

The work completed in the past year has been similar to 
that of previous years except for the introduction of more 
difficult and practical problems. 

Such articles as bread boards, book stacks, foot stools, 
library tables, music cabinets, chairs, etc, have been con- 
structed this year by the students and the admiration of their 
parents and friends has not only encouraged but has given 
the students a feeling of self -confidence which is of vast im- 
portance in their work. 

Commencing with the spring term it is the Supervisor's 
intention to make the High School course more practical. For 
instance, we intend to have the boys learn to set glass, file 
saws, shingle, lay floors, build stairs, etc., all of which must 
be admitted as practical and of benefit to the boy as well as 
being valuable assets to him in the future. 
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It is my earnest desire that the Board of School Commis- 
sioners install before the beginning of a new school year a suit- 
able machine for grinding tools, which is absolutely necessary 
for the good work of the department. 

As I have stated before, the increasing interest in this 
line of work and the continual increase in the number of 
students enrolled necessitates a building whereby we may 
have more space and better light, and that the noise necessary 
for the best results in this work may not disturb those stu- 
dents interested in other branches of education. The Super- 
visor sincerely hopes that the parents and citizens of this city 
■who are interested in this department will aid us in securing 
such a hull ding. 

In closing, I wish to express my sincere appreciation to 
all those with whom 1 have been associated and to my co- 
worker, Mr. Amsden, for his unfailing interest in the work 
of this department. 

Resp ectf'ully submitted, 

HAROLD B. ADAMS, 
Supervisor of Manual Training. 



February 1st, 1915. 



Report of the Supervisor of 
Domestic Science 

To Mr. David B. Locke, Superintendent of Schools : 

The report of the Supervisor of Domestic Science for the 
year 1914-15 is herewith presented. 

It was most gratifying to me to know that the entire 
Freshman Class of girls, with the exception of about a dozen, 
elected the course in cooking this year. This is an increase 
of fifty percent over the numbers of last year and is a proof 
that the people of Rutland are realizing the importance of a 
course whereby their girls may become efficient home-makers. 
With this continual increase it will not he long before there 
will be a complete four-year course in Household Economies 
in the Rutland High School. 

Miss Emma Conley defines Domestic Science as "a study 
of foods — their composition, structure, nutritive value, and 
their place in the diet — so that when a food is to be served, 
we know what it furnishes to the body, what effect heat has 
upon it, what conditions effect its digestibility, and in what 
proportion it is best to serve it." 

With this definition in mind the Domestic Science course 
in the High School has been extended one year, so that it is 
now open to the girls of the first three years. The work in the 
first half of the Freshman year is devoted to a lecture course 
under the subject of Household Management. These lectures 
include talks on Household Hygiene : that is, ventilation, heat- 
ing, lighting, water supply, plumbing, and cleaning; and on 
nutrition and diet; that is, the composition of the body and 
of food, classification of foods, digestion, balanced meal, and 
planning of meals. 

The work in- the second half of the Freshman year, the 
entire Sophomore year, and the first half of the Junior year 
is spent in practical cookery, the course being similar to that 
outlined in last year's report. 



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This year for the first time the Junior class had the op- 
portunity of electing Domestic Art. It is to be regretted that 
only a few were able to take the course on account of the con- 
flicts with their other work. The elasa has met for an hour 
and a half each week and has made shirt waists, underwear, 
and reviewed many simple things in the course which had 
been forgotten. 

There has been a change in the course of sewing in the 
grades. On account of the large number of classes in cookery 
more of my time had to be given to the High School, there- 
fore sewing in the sixth grades had to be discontinued. 

From September until Christmas the seventh grades spent 
one and one-half hours a week on plain sewing. Pupils have 
made small articles such as sewing aprons, hemstitched hand- 
kerchiefs, featherstitched dusters, etc. 

The work in the eighth and ninth grades is similar to that 
of last year; that is, in the eighth grade each girl makes a 
complete set of underwear and a kimona, and learns how to 
make the various embroidery stitches. Sewing machines are 
used by the pupils of the ninth grades ; these pupils are making 
sewing aprons, nightgowns, cooking outfits, and will finish 
the work by making either simple wash dresses or underwear. 

The exhibition at the Dana School last June was a suc- 
cess as far as the work of the children and the efforts of the 
teachers were concerned, but the people of Rutland did not 
respond as one would wish. T regret to say that only two 
hundred and seventy-five people visited the exhibit and only 
twenty-nine of these were parents of the children in school. 
All who can attend this year will receive a cordial welcome 
and will help to encourage the children in their work. 

Respectfully submitted, 

FLORENCE GOLDSMITH, 

Supervisor of Domestic Science. 



February j2th, 1915. 



Report of the Principal of 
Teacher Training Class 

To Mr. David B. Locke, Superintendent of Schools; 

At the beginning of the Winter Term the work of the 
Training Class was for a short time interrupted by the illness 
of its Principal, Miss Rosalie Ogle, who began her work here 
last September. Notwithstanding the fact that Miss Ogle 
had to take a leave of absence the work of the class is being 
carried forward according to her well defined plans made in 
the early fall. 

The enrollment both in the Training Class and in the 
Practice Schools has practically equaled that of, a year ago. 
As heretofore, the Training Class has reviewed the common 
branches and at the same time received instruction in methods 
of teaching the same. The required amount of time has al- 
ready been given to observation in all grades. 

Practice in teaching has been arranged for and will be 
completed before the end of the year, that of the first four 
grades being obtained in the Practice Schools. Special in- 
struction has already been given in Drawing, Music and Sew- 
ing and the work in Cooking and Manual Training is yet to 
follow. 

It can hardly be questioned that the Training Course 
gives a teacher excellent preparation for grade teaching.. If 
there be one who does doubt the ability of teachers thus 
trained, he has only to read the very satisfactory reports 
that come back of the work of former members of the Train- 
ing Class to be convinced that he has erred in his judgment. 
Yet a higher degree of efficiency might be obtained if before 



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entering, members of the class would make sure to possess a 
thorough knowledge of the common branches since there is 
not time for more than a hasty review of such in connection 
with the work required in theory and practice of teaching. 

Tn closing this report, it docs not seem out of place to 
add that the spirit of earnestness and conscientiousness with 
which the members of the present class have aimed and are 
still aiming to prepare themselves for future work is most 
commendable. 

Respectfully submitted, 

FANNIE A. WILLIAMS, 
Principal Teacher Training Class. 



February 15th, 1915. 



Report of the Truant Officer 



To Mr. David B. Locke, Superintendent of Schools: 

I beg leave to submit herewith my report as truant offi- 
cer for the year ending December 31, 1914. 

Number of absentees reported 863 

Number of cases investigated 863 

Number having legal and reasonable excuses .... 819 

Number of truancy eases 44 

Sent to Industrial School 1 

In addition to the absentees reported above, there are 
reports from the health officer of the city. These reports did 
not warrant investigation by me as they were legal excuses 
occasioned by illness. It must be noted that eases of conta- 
gious diseases ought to be taken into account as to attendance 
where ten days have consecutively elapsed from the first day 
of absence. It should also be remembered that school attend- 
ance materially decreases by reason of fear of epidemics. 

The lack of proper clothing is another feature which 
reduces school attendance. Through the kindness of chari- 
tably inclined persons, in placing at ray disposal funds for this 
purpose. T have been able to meet the demand without any 
material loss of time to the pupil. 

There has been a, decrease in truancy cases over the pre- 
ceding year, the majority of cases reported are confined to 
children* of tender years who have no knowledge of the offense, 
and is largely due" to the indifference of the parents and home 
conditions. If the fathers and mothers would co-operate with 
the school authorities, the record of attendance would be 
materially improved and their children correspondingly bene- 
fited. 

T take this opportunity of thanking the teachers, super- 
intendent and others for their kind assistance during the year. 
Respectfully submitted, 

J. J. HICKBT, Truant Officer. 

February 1st, 1915. 



Auditors 1 Report 



To the Honorable City Council t 

In conformity with the requirements of the Charter of 
the City the Auditors having completed their labor for the 
examination of the books kept by the various officers of the 
City make the following report to you: 

We have ear ef idly and fully examined the books of the 
Citv kept by the Treasurer, the Clerk, the Overseer of the 
Poor, the Superintendent of Schools and the Commissioners 
of the Sinking Fund. 

We repeat what was said by us in previous years, that the 
books of these officers as named, were kept in an excellent 
manner-much to their credit-that tbey showed that all 
money received by them has been properly entered by them 
on the books kept for that purpose and that for all money 
paid out by them, they have shown to us properly executed 
and approved vouchers. These vouchers are on file and access 
may be had to them at any time. The cash balance m the 
hands of the Treasurer was found to be correct. We have also 
examined the books of the City Collector, as far as we could ; 
money collected by him on unpaid taxes has been duly turned 
over bv him to the City Treasurer. There are some accounts 
due from the Citv to a small number of claimants, which- will 
be readily adjusted during 1915, the total amount is mconsid- 
era hi e. 

Respectfully submitted, 

C. TURNER, 
JAKE HEYMAN, 
GEO. C. COBB, 
Auditors of the City of Rutland, Vt. 



Rutland, Vt, Jan. 26, 1915, 



TABLE OF CONTENTS 



Aldermen, Board of 5 

Board of School Commissioners, report of 139 

Commissioner of Public Safety, report of IDS 

City Attorney, report of 113 

City Auditors, report of 184 

City Health Officer, report of . 120 

City Treasurer, report of 32 

City Weigher, report of 131 

Financial Statement, School Board 155 

fire Department 10 

Fire Marshal, report of (opp.) 108 

Inspector of Buildings, report of 130 

Mayor, report of 18 

Members of School Board from 1893 16 

Officers, city 6 

Officers, ward 12- 

Officers, city Government from 1893 13 

Orders drawn on City Treasurer, detailed statement of: 

Charities and Corrections Department 6B 

City Court Account 73 

Dog Fund Account 75 

Employees receiving $300 or more per year 75 

Fire Department 62 

General Account 39 

Hospital Account 72 

Interest Account 73 

Library Account 70 

Light Account , 68 

Liquor Account T3 

Police Department 67 

Salary Account 70 

Sewer Department 53 

Sidewalk Department ". 52 

State and County Taxes 77 

State Road Account 52 

Street Department 47 

Temporary Loan Warrant Aceount 73 

Water Department 56 

Overseer of the Poor 115 

Police Department 9 



186 



ANNUAL REPORT 



President, Board of School Commissioners, report of 149 

Prineipal of Teacher-Training Course, report of 181 

Principal of High School, report of 170 

Commissioner of Public "Works, report of S)3 

Rutland Free Library, report of 133 

School Calendar . 141 

School Commiasioners, Board of 11 

School Commissioners, list of bills approved by , 79 

Sinking Fund Commissioners, report of 91 

Superintendent of Public Schools, report of 156 

Supervisor of Music, report of 173 

Supervisor of Drawing, report of 17S 

Supervisor of Manual Training, report of 177 

Supervisor of Domestic Science, report of 179 

Treasurer's report, Rutland Free Library 13S 

Truant Officer, report of 183